Revised National Strategy for Suicide Prevention (2012)

Date: 2012
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)

Information

Type:  Guidelines/Recommendations
Author:  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Surgeon General and National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention
Publisher:  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Organization:  National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention

The revised National Strategy is a call to action that is intended to guide suicide prevention actions in the United States over the next decade. The National Strategy includes 13 goals and 60 objectives that have been updated to reflect advances in suicide prevention knowledge, research, and practice, as well as broader changes in society and health care delivery that have created new opportunities for suicide prevention. Print copies may be ordered through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

Planning and Implementing:  Overview of Suicide Prevention, Policy and Legislation, Stigma, Prejudice, and Discrimination, Strategic Planning, Communications and Outreach