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National Strategy Seeks To Prevent Suicide

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Goals of the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention



Goal 1
Promote awareness that suicide is a public health problem that is preventable.
Goal 2
Develop broad-based support for suicide prevention.
Goal 3
Develop and implement strategies to reduce the stigma associated with being a consumer of mental health, substance abuse, and suicide prevention services.
Goal 4
Develop and implement suicide prevention programs.
Goal 5
Promote efforts to reduce access to lethal means and methods of self-harm.
Goal 6
Implement training for recognition of at-risk behavior and delivery of effective treatment.
Goal 7
Develop and promote effective clinical and professional practices.
Goal 8
Improve access to and community linkages with mental health and substance abuse services.
Goal 9
Improve reporting and portrayals of suicidal behavior, mental illness, and substance abuse in the entertainment and news media.
Goal 10
Promote and support research on suicide and suicide prevention.
Goal 11
Improve and expand surveillance systems. End of Article

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