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Suicide first aid guidelines for The Philippines

American foundation for suicide prevention , Eds.: MHFA, (2009)

These guidelines are a general set of recommendations about how you can help someone who may be at rick of suicide. Each individual is unique and it is important to tailor your support to that person´s needs. Also, the guidelines are designed to be suitable for providing first aid in the Philippines. They might not be suitable for other cultural groups or for countries with different health systems.

Suicide first aid guidelines for Japan

MHFA, Eds.: MHFA, (2009)

Purpose of these Guidelines These guidelines are designed to help members of the public to provide first aid to someone who is at risk of suicide. The role of the first aider is to assist the person until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves. Development of these Guidelines The following guidelines are based on the expert opinions of a panel of mental health professionals from Japan about how to help someone who may be at risk of suicide.

Preventing suicide: A community engagement toolkit

World Health Organization, Eds.: WHO, (2018)

Suicides take a high toll. Over 800 000 people die by suicide every year and it is the second leading cause of death in 15-29-year-olds. Most suicides occur in low- and middle-income countries where resources and services, if they do exist, are often scarce and limited for early identification, treatment and support of people in need. These striking facts and the lack of implemented timely interventions make suicide a serious global public health problem that needs to be tackled urgently.

Self harm/ suicide: slides

World Health Organization, Eds.: WHO, (2015)

SUI supporting material • Person stories • Role plays • Multiple choice questions • Video link Activity 2: mhGAP SUI module – assessment and management

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