International suicide prevention resources

World Health Organization – Suicide Prevention
In October 2014 WHO published Preventing Suicide – a global imperative to contribute to the global knowledge base on suicide and suicide attempts and outline actionable steps for countries still to develop comprehensive suicide prevention strategies.

Suicide Prevention Australia
Peak body for the suicide prevention sector in Australia with a role in providing policy advice to governments, community awareness and public education, increased involvement in research and a future role in leading Australia’s engagement internationally.

Living is for Everyone - suicide prevention in Australia
An Australian suicide prevention website dedicated to providing the best available evidence and resources to guide activities aimed at reducing the rate at which people take their lives.

The Mindframe Media and Mental Health project (Australia)
The companion website for Australia’s Mindframe Media and Mental Health project. The project has developed various resources, including information about appropriate reporting of suicide and mental illness for media professionals.

Preventing suicide in England
A cross-government outcomes strategy to save lives.

Scottish Government: Suicide Prevention Strategy 2013–2016

Suicide Information and Education Centre (SIEC)
Canadian suicide prevention centre that supports research and provides information and training related to suicide prevention.

Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC)
The US Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) provides prevention support, training, and resources to assist organisations and individuals to develop suicide prevention programmes, interventions and policies.

International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP)
The International Association for Suicide Prevention is dedicated to preventing suicidal behaviour, alleviating its effects and providing a forum for academics, mental health professionals, crisis workers, volunteers and suicide survivors.

American Association of Suicidology
The American Association of Suicidology is an education and resource organisation that works for the advancement of suicide prevention through research, education and training, the development of standards and resources and survivor support services.

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