Suicide prevention: Increasing education and awareness

L. D. Grandin, L. J. Yan, S. M. Gray, K. R. Jamison, G. S. Sachs

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Suicide is a serious and complex public health problem. Health care providers, including both psychiatrists and primary care physicians, are just beginning to understand the intricacies involved in suicide and its prevention. Suicide rates continue to rise, making the education of the public and physicians regarding awareness and prevention, recognition of a wide range of risk factors, and research into suicide prevention strategies very important.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)12-16
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Clinical Psychiatry
Issue numberSUPPL. 25
StatePublished - 2001
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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