Year: 2010 Source: British Journal of General Practice, v.60, no.750, (January 2010), p.3-4 SIEC No: 20100736

In this editorial, the authors discuss their belief that the concept of risk mitigation, rather than risk management, should be the cornerstone of any community suicide prevention strategy. This will require challenging the culture of risk management with a more realistic approach based on risk mitigation & improving the ways in which suicide risk is understood, assessed, & responded to in all sectors. (16 refs.)