National Strategy for Suicide Prevention: Goals and Objectives for Action.
US Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Services. (Pp 204, free: 1-800-789-2647: reference document # SMA 3517), 2001. 02NLM:HV 6548.A1 2001 or see: http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/library.
- Safety Management Consultant, Delmar, New York, USA
In 1999, the publication of Kay Redfield Jamison's Night Falls Fast (see Injury Prevention, December 2000;6:312) catalyzed national reassessment of suicide causes, prevention, and control in the USA. The book encouraged researchers to help find more and effective ways to prevent suicides and provided a base for institutionalization on suicide prevention.
A National Strategy for Suicide Prevention: Goals and Objectives for Action is the result of a process led by the US …