Department of Health

Suicide - Working with the suicidal person: Clinical practice guidelines for emergency departments and mental health services

Working with the suicidal person recommends a series of general practices and principles to guide the assessment and management of people at risk.

The ultimate judgement must be made by the attending clinician, based on their experience, the clinical presentation and the assessment and management options available at their health service.


Suicide risk assessment
Date published
28 Feb 2010
78 pages [783KB]
Department of Health and Human Services
Available format

Reviewed 29 May 2015

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