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Suicide: 'People not receiving help'

Professor Stephen Platt says the suicide rate in Scotland, although falling, remains higher than in England.

The professor of health policy research said: "Some people are falling through the net."

Prof Platt raised the need to engage those who need services as a key issue.

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BBC Scotland Investigates -Scotland's silent deaths. BBC One Scotland on Thursday 19 July at 22:35

  • 18 Jul 2012