Zero Suicide Alliance Essay Competition 2021
The first annual Zero Suicide Alliance (ZSA) essay competition has been launched by the University of Central Lancashire on behalf of the Suicide and Self-Harm Reduction North West Network.
During the Covid-19 pandemic there has been much attention given to both the rates of suicide and self-harm. This is the organisers are asking you to discuss in a 3,000 word essay answering the question below.
Organisers are looking for entries from students as well as others who are interested in understanding and preventing suicide and self-harm. They want to see quality research and writing around this subject in a creative way that also shares knowledge and expertise.
Have the rates of self-harm and suicide increased during the Covid-19 lockdowns and pandemic, in the UK and globally, and how might we explain these findings?
Deadline for essay submissions:
- Monday 10 January 2022, 12.00 midnight.
The winner will get £500 prize money and their winning essay published on the University of Central Lancashire, ZSA and Suicide and Self-Harm Reduction North West network websites.
Find out more about the competition on the University of Central Lancashire website.