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Lib Dems announce campaign for NHS to set ‘zero suicide’ goal

Feb 2nd, 2015 by

Labour also calls for more funds for child mental health as parties launch policies on so-called Blue Monday

Labour and the Liberal Democrats will on Monday launch initiatives on mental health, with Nick Clegg promising to sign up the NHS to a national “zero suicide” campaign while Ed Miliband highlights the need to switch more NHS spending on mental health to children.

The deputy prime minister will say that every part of the NHS in England should sign up to eliminate suicides in an attempt to cut the death toll of nearly 4,700 people a year, the majority of whom are men.

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