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close this bookPreventing Suicide: How to Start a Survivors Group (WHO, 2000, 50 p.)
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View the documentForeword
View the documentThe importance of self-help support groups
View the documentSurviving a suicide
View the documentImpact of suicide
View the documentSources of help for the bereaved
View the documentHow to initiate a self-help support group for survivors of suicide
View the documentDeveloping the operational framework for the group
View the documentIdentifying and gaining access to resources to support the group
View the documentGauging success
View the documentPotential risk factors for the group
View the documentSurvivor support in developing countries and rural areas
View the documentSurvivor support through “involvement therapy” in other activities
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Mental and Behavioural Disorders

Preventing Suicide: a resource series

1. A resource for general physicians
2. A resource for media professionals
3. A resource for teachers and other school staff
4. A resource for primary health care workers
5. A resource for prison officers
6. How to start a survivors group

Department of Mental Health
World Health Organization