September 10th, 2013 is World Suicide Prevention Day. A good time to ponder the consequences of what we as a society have long neglected to address — the close link between suicide and addiction disorders.
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Organizes suicide prevention initiatives. Website offers basic information on suicide and its prevention, as well as research, educational resources, advocacy, and public policy. Offers assistance to survivors of suicide loss and maintains a list of local chapters and support groups.
Organization dedicated to the study and prevention of suicide. Website offers statistics, education, training, current research, and support for both suicide attempt survivors and those who have lost a loved one to suicide.
This resource guide, published on the American Psychological Association's website, lists journal articles, books, and book chapters pertaining to depression and suicide in older adults.
Information on teenage suicide including basic facts, statistics, warning signs and other resources for further information and support.