Self-harm and suicide prevention, intervention & postvention: Lessons from North America

Date: 2013
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)


Type:  Report
Author:  Palmer L.
Publisher:  Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Travel Fellows Program

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This fellowship project involved site visits to programs in North America located at hospitals, universities, organizations and in communities. Based on these observations, key findings on promising practices such as integration of health and mental health care, treatment of mental illness, engaging the media, and supporting survivors were generated. These were summarized into recommended practices.     

Settings:  Colleges and Universities, Health Care, Primary Care, Outpatient Mental Health
About Suicide:  Behavioral Health Disorders
Planning and Implementing:  Cultural Competence, Policy and Legislation, Communications and Outreach, Stigma, Prejudice, and Discrimination, News and Entertainment Media
Strategies:  Screening and Assessment, Treatment