Tower Hamlets Council

Tower Hamlets London Borough Council is the local authority for the London Borough of Tower Hamlets in Greater London, England.

How does your organisation contribute to preventing suicide and supporting those affected by it?

London Borough of Tower Hamlets Public Health team coordinates the development and delivery of the local suicide prevention strategy and action plan.

What are your current priorities?

1. Reduce risk among high-risk groups
2. Reduce self harm
3. Tailor approaches to improving mental health
4. Information and support for people affected by suicide
5. Reduce access to means
6. Sensitivity around media and communications
7. Research, data and M&E

What challenges are you currently facing?