National Strategy Seeks To Prevent Suicide(Related Content)
Suicide Prevention Weblinks
The National Strategy for Suicide Prevention
This site links to the full report on the goals and objectives of the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention, the Institute of Medicine's Reducing Suicide: A National Imperative, and the Surgeon General's Call to Action to Prevent Suicide. Additional links include news stories on suicide and other health-related sites with information on the subject.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
This fact sheet presents statistics on suicide across the country from 1999, the most recent figures available.
National Institute of Mental Health
This site links to several publications on suicide for the public and for professionals. Among them are a fact sheet, frequently asked questions, information on teens and the elderly, what to do when a friend is depressed, and information on the Suicide Research Consortium.
Reducing Suicide: A National Imperative
books.nap.edu/books/0309 083214/ html/index.html
This report by the Institute of Medicine at the National Academy of Sciences covers the incidence, causes, and prevention of suicide as well as research into suicidality, treatments for people who are suicidal, and recommendations for reducing suicide.
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