Suicide Prevention

From the NIMH Website:

Last year, the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention’s Research Prioritization Task Force released an action plan for suicide prevention, which outlines the research areas that show the most promise in helping to reduce the rates of suicide attempts and deaths in the next 5-10 years. A series of webinars organized around 6 key questions in the plan will run from January 29-June 24, 2015 to register go to:

http://1.usa.gov/15PdaHH

National Suicide Statistics at a Glance

Smoothed, Age-adjusted Suicide Rates* per 100,000 population, by County, United States, 2000–2006

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4 thoughts on “Suicide Prevention

  1. Does the map show a correlation between population density and suicide? It is almost as if we are meant to be with people and isolation contributes to poor mental health. Interesting (if I’m analyzing correctly) and intuitively sensical.

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