Suicide Prevention

This resource page was developed by the Web Subcommittee for Suicide Prevention as part of John Westefeld’s 2009-2010 Presidential Initiative.  STG members  included: Ken Rice (Chair), Rheeda Walker, and David Jobes.

Below are some links for basic information on Suicide and Suicide Prevention.

Suicide Statistics and General Prevention Information:

http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/suicide-in-the-us-statistics-and-prevention/index.shtml

http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/suicideprevention/index.shtml

Suicide in the Military:

http://www.pdhealth.mil/guidelines/downloads/suicide_screening.pdf

Additional organizations that might be helpful related to suicide prevention:

American Association of Suicidology
http://www.suicidology.org/

International Association for Suicide Prevention
http://www.iasp.info

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
http://www.afsp.org/

Suicide Prevention Resource Center
http://www.sprc.org/

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