Suicide Prevention. Care Pathway for Children and Young People in Shropshire
The Suicide Prevention Care Pathway aims to: Standardise the response of agencies and workers to young people who exhibit suicidal thoughts (thoughts) and behaviours Equip workers with the practice guidance and tools needed to deal with these issues - from early intervention through to complex and ‘at risk of serious harm’ situations. Establish the necessary support mechanisms for workers dealing with suicidal thoughts and behaviours. It is primarily for use by front line workers in contact with young people who are identified as being at risk from suicidal thoughts or behaviours, young people who need referral to, and support from, specialist services as a result of disclosing suicidal thoughts and/or attempted suicide.