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Internet Guides
Google Directory: Suicide
Resources on suicide topics compiled by human editors. Part of the Google Directory.
Helpful Sites
Links to sites of potential use in suicide prevention compiled by the Suicide Information and Education Centre in Canada.
Internet Sites
Abstracts of Currently Funded Research Grants Pertaining to Suicidal Behavior
Research funded by the National Institute of Mental Health as of April 2002.
Assessment of Suicidal Behaviors and Risk among Children and Adolescents
Published in August of 2000, this is a 202 page PDF document evaluating assessment instruments in use or published since 1989.
How I Stayed Alive While My Brain Was Trying to Kill Me
Site related to the book of the same name, containing sample exercises, internet links, and workshop plans for suicide prevention.
National Institute of Mental Health Suicide Research Program 2002
PDF document containing abstracts of all research currently funded by NIMH related to suicide and suicidal behaviour
National Strategy for Suicide Prevention
Jointly sponsored by SAMHSA, CDC, NIH, and HSRA, this site features state, federal, and private initiatives, data collections, and funding resources.
Pathophysiology and Prevention of Adolescent and Adult Suicide
This Institute of Medicine project provides full text access to several reports and meeting notes online.
Reducing Suicide: A National Imperative
Online full text book from the Institute of Medicine. 516 pages, 2002.
Reporting on Suicide: Recommendations for the Media
Information on reporting on suicide while lessening the potential for contributing to other suicide attempts from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
Selected Bibliography on Suicide Research -1999
Compiled by the National Institute of Mental Health, it contains references to published research from 1999 and earlier.
Suicide in the United States
A fact sheet on the demographics of suicide in the US, along with some recommended resources on suicide prevention.
Suicide Information and Education Centre
"The Suicide Information & Education Centre (SIEC) is a special library and resource centre providing information on suicide and suicidal behaviour. The Suicide Prevention Training Programs (SPTP) provide caregiver training in suicide intervention, awareness, bereavement, crisis management and related topics."
Suicide Prevention Resources
Links to reports related to suicide, including topics such as the influence of the media on suicide, and suicide prevention resources specific to youth and the aged.
The Surgeon General's Call To Action To Prevent Suicide, 1999
A report with recommended steps for the prevention of suicide, and information on suicide in various populations, such as the elderly, the young, and special populations.
Therapists as Survivors of Suicide
information for therapists to aid in dealing with patient suicides, and first person accounts from therapists.
University of Oxford : Centre for Suicide Research
Presents research, statistics, publications of the Centre, and links to other resources
World Report on Violence and Health
"The World report on violence and health is the first comprehensive review of the problem of violence at a global level. It focuses not only on the scale of the problem, but also covers issues related to the causes of violence and the methods for preventing violence and reducing its adverse health and social consequences." Covers many types of violence, including outwardly directed violence by individuals or groups, and suicide. From the World Health Organzation, published in 2002.
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Organizations, Associations, and Agencies
American Association of Suicidology
The association provides background information on suicide, quick links to crisis centers and supports groups, links to other resources, and on information on the activities of the association.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Information on suicide, and the educational and research activities of the Foundation are presented.
Befrienders International
NIMH Suicide Research Consortium
Links to statistics and research compiled by the consortium.
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Consumer Health Information
Older Adults: Depression and Suicide Facts
A factsheet from the National Institute of Mental Health
TeensHealth: Suicide
Describes the warning signs of teen suicide and offers suggestions on how to prevent it. Written for teens.
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