Suicide Prevention Support Material

The rail industry's suicide prevention programme provides a range of training and learning materials to support industry personnel to play an important role in preventing suicide on the network and to support those who may be affected by a suicide incident.

The Suicide Prevention and Support on the Railway handbook is a learning resource available to all rail personnel and provides basic information on intervening in a suicide attempt, it comes with a TACTICS card – a plastic card which will fit into a lanyard or wallet and acts as a reminder of how to identify and approach a vulnerable person and steps to take if a person may be about to take their own life on the rail network.  Both can be ordered free of charge from or PDF versions can be downloaded from this page:

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