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20 Nov 20
We are aware that these statistics released in the context of a documentary have – in places - been misunderstood.

We would like to add some clarity. Please read this thread in full.

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These figures were shared alongside a documentary following our Service, where crews were shown responding to a person who had taken their own life. A paramedic reflected on their personal experience of a perception of responding to more suicides over the past 20 years.
The figures only relate to data from 999 calls LAS received.

The figures are from incidents we attended and information that was recorded from the 999 call.
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