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Title: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Url: http://www.afsp.org/
Publisher: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Description: With headquarters in New York, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) was established in 1987 in order to create a coherent and combined effort to fund research that would assist in the prevention of suicide. During the past 17 years, the organization has created an extensive network of research grant programs, workshops for those seeking to form survivor support groups, and a suicide data bank. The AFSP website contains information on some of its outreach programs, such as the National Survivors of Suicide Day and also its service announcements. There is a great deal of pragmatic information here as well, including a FAQ section which provides answers to pressing questions such as "What is the biggest cause of suicide among college students?". The site is rounded out by a topically organized list of important online resources, such as statistics about suicide, clinical information, and prevention and screening materials.
LC Classification: Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry -- Psychiatry -- Psychopathology -- Personality disorders. Behavior problems -- Suicide. Suicidal behavior
Medicine -- Public aspects of medicine -- Public health. Hygiene. Preventive medicine -- Mental health. Mental illness prevention
Social sciences -- Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology -- Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology -- Criminology -- Crimes and offenses -- Crimes against the person -- Suicide
GEM Subject: Health
Health -- Mental/emotional health
Resource Type: Reading Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
General Public
Higher Education
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University First Cycle
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Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2007-03-08 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-12-07 03:24:46 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Archives  Scout Archives
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