Preventing suicide: A global imperative

Date: 2014
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)


Type:  Report
Author:  World Health Organization (WHO)
Publisher:  World Health Organization (WHO)

This first of its kind WHO report aims to increase awareness of the public health significance of suicide and suicide attempts, to make suicide prevention a higher priority on the global public health agenda, and to encourage and support countries to develop or strengthen comprehensive suicide prevention strategies in a multisectoral public health approach. The report provides a global knowledge base on suicide and suicide attempts as well as actionable steps for countries based on their current resources and context to move forward in suicide prevention

About Suicide:  Suicidal Thoughts and Behavior, Data and Statistics, Risk and Protective Factors, Behavioral Health Disorders
Planning and Implementing:  Policy and Legislation, Communications and Outreach