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Preventing Suicide: A Technical Package of Policy, Programs, and Practices

Stone, D.;K. Holland, B. Bartholow, et al., Eds.: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, (2017)

This technical package represents a select group of strategies based on the best available evidence to help communities and states sharpen their focus on prevention activities with the greatest potential to prevent suicide

Preventing suicide : information for teachers, emergency responders, employers, managers and employees; health workers. Videos

World Health Organization WHO, (2019)

What emergency workers, health workers, teachers and employers can do to help prevent suicide

Suicide data

World Health Organization WHO, (2019)

Close to 800 000 people die due to suicide every year, which is one person every 40 seconds. Suicide is a global phenomenon and occurs throughout the lifespan. Effective and evidence-based interventions can be implemented at population, sub-population and individual levels to prevent suicide and suicide attempts. There are indications that for each adult who died by suicide there may have been more than 20 others attempting suicide. On this website you can download maps, data, graphics by region or country

Suicide in the world

World Health Organization WHO, (2019)

Global Health Estimates

Preventing Suicide

World Health Organization WHO, (2019)

A resource for pesticide registrars and regulators. The WHO urged governments to restrict access to highly toxic pesticides used for self-poisoning . Other effective interventions include education, youth intervention programs and follow-up of people at risk—and better data. Only 80 out of 183 WHO member states reported high-quality vital registration data in 2016

Flucht und Trauma. Video

Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, (2018)

Traumatische Erfahrungen nach der Flucht aus Kriegsgebieten können zu belastenden Symptomen führen, die den Alltag beeinträchtigen. Die Symptome klingen oft mit der Zeit ab, bleiben aber manchmal auch bestehen. Menschen, die aufgrund von Traumata Symptome zeigen, sollten medizinische Hilfe in Anspruch nehmen Das Youtube-Video des Max-Planck-Instituts zeigt in zwei Minuten, wie sich eine Traumatisierung äußern kann und was Betroffene tun können. Bald soll das Video auf Youtube auch auf Pashto, Tigrinya und Somali vorliegen

Mhgap Humanitarian Intervention Guide (mhGAP-HIG): Clinical management of mental, neurological and substance use conditions in humanitarian emergencies

World Health Organization, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, (2015)

The new guide provides practical, first-line management recommendations for mental, neurological and substance use conditions. Contents include modules on assessing and managing conditions such as acute stress, grief, moderate-severe depressive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, epilepsy, and harmful use of alcohol and drugs.

Post-traumatic stress disorder: NICE guideline

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), (2019)

NICE guideline | This guideline covers recognising, assessing and treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in children, young people and adults. It aims to improve quality of life by reducing symptoms of PTSD such as anxiety, sleep problems and difficulties with concentration. Recommendations also aim to raise awareness of the condition and improve coordination of care.

RISE Rehabilitation Intervention for People with Schizophrenia in Ethiopia. Manual for community-based rehabilitation workers

Laura Asher, Charlotte Hanlon, Julian Eaton, et al., (2017)

This manual is designed to help you: Understand what schizophrenia is and the problems it causes - this is covered in Section A Learn how to help people schizophrenia and their families through CBR - this is covered in Section B Know how you will be supported to deliver CBR - this is covered in Section C Throughout the manual you will follow the experiences of Yosef and Sara, people with schizophrenia, and their families. Yosef and Sara are not real people, but their stories include situations and events that real people with schizophrenia have experienced.

PRIME Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PSR) Support Groups. Facilitator Guide. Schizophrenia

PRIME South Africa, Eds.: UK Aid, (2014)

This document gives you a step by step guide on running group sessions for people with schizophrenia and their caregivers in your community

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