Understanding the impact of suicide in rural America: Policy brief and recommendations

Date: 2017
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)

Information

Type:  Fact Sheet/Issue Brief, Guidelines/Recommendations
Author:  National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services
Publisher:  Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

This policy brief discusses national suicide trends based on the level of urbanization, highlights federal resources, and offers recommendations on how the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services can better inform policy as it relates to reducing overall rates and deaths in rural America.

Settings:  Rural Areas
About Suicide:  Data and Statistics
Planning and Implementing:  Policy and Legislation