Analysing UK Suicide Prevention Policy: A Critical Policy Analysis 

This post is by Alex Oaten, the Lincoln based Research Associate on the Suicide in/as Politics project.  You can find out more about all the team on our People page! As part of our Leverhulme funded ‘Suicide in/as Politics’ project we have undertaken in-depth qualitative analysis of UK suicide prevention policies, which were produced between 2009-2019. Whilst suicide …

Talking about suicide in 2020

Blog post written by Hazel Marzetti, Edinburgh-based Research Associate on the Suicide in/as Politics Project.  The New Year is a time for reflection. As my work focuses on developing understandings of suicidal distress, in thinking back over 2020, I reflected on the increase in public conversations about mental health, and in particular on two specific conversations about suicide that I noticed during the past …