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Suicide clusters

NICE Guideline NG105 - Preventing suicide in community and custodial settings
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

A series of 3 or more closely grouped deaths linked by space or social relationships. In the absence of transparent social connectedness, evidence of space and time linkages are needed to define a cluster. In the presence of a strong demonstrated social connection, only temporal significance is needed. (Adapted from Public Health England's identifying and responding to suicide clusters and contagion: a practice resource.)

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