Suicide and Suicide Prevention

Read this if you are suicidal.

How to help yourself when you’re feeling suicidal

The national suicide prevention lifeline.

Read this if someone you know may be suicidal.

Suicide hotlines in the USA.

Suicide hotlines in Canada.

Suicide hotlines in South Africa.

International suicide hotlines.

Heal Your Brain: How the New Neuropsychiatry Can Help You Go from Better to Well . (An important book)

Suicide in the U.S.: Statistics and Prevention

A video from the National Institute of Mental Health.

Impact of the global economic crisis on suicide rates.

An excellent site devoted to suicide prevention.

Support groups for those who are depressed.

Suicide risk runs in families.

Suicide: An overview.

Undoing Depression: What Therapy Doesn’t Teach You and Medication Can’t Give You. (An important book) 

Recent suicide statistics for the USA.

Suicide risk and traumatic events.

Lithium protects people with bipolar disorder from suicide.

More on the protective effects of lithium against suicidality.

Risk-factors for suicide.

Suicide in children and adolescents.

Sex differences in suicidal behaviors..

National strategy for suicide prevention.

Kay Redfield Jamison’s Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide. (An important book)

Serotonin and suicidal behaviors.

More on suicide and serotonin.

Handling a phone call from a suicidal person.

Smoking, drinking, marijuana, family problems, and youth suicide.

Do SSRIs induce suicidal thinking and/or behavior?

Important books about suicide and suicide prevention.

Video: The Golden Gate Bridge and suicides.

Help with grief following suicide.

Suicide epidemic in men over 50.

Elderly white men afflicted by high suicide rates

The Surgeon General’s call to action to prevent suicide.

Facts and figures about suicide.

Suicide rates in the United Staes by age, race, and sex.

No Time to Say Goodbye : Surviving the Suicide of a Loved One. (An important book)

Regional differences in suicide in the USA.

Gender differences in risk-factors for suicide.

The sociology of suicide.

Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia in the Medical Context.

International statistics about suicide.

The relationship between depression and suicide in men and women.

Suicide in children and adolescents.

Mood stabilizers and suicide risk in people with Bipolar Disorder.

Lithium reduces the probability of suicide in people with mood disorders.

More on the suicide reducing action of lithium.

Suicide and managed care.

More on suicide and managed care.

Mental disorders in elderly suicides.

Suicide in the USA by age, gender, and race.

Canadian suicide statistics.

Silent suicide in the elderly.

The Harvard Medical School Guide to Suicide Assessment and Intervention. (An important book) 

Neurobiology of suicidal behavior.

Clozapine reduces suicidality in people with Schizophrenia.

Contracting HIV as a form of suicide.

Suicide warning signs.

Healing After the Suicide of a Loved One. (An important book)

Questions and answers about suicide.

Suicide rates and the availability of lethal methods.

Ways to help yourself when you are feeling suicidal.

Assessing and responding to suicidal risk.

Cholesterol, depression and suicide.

Police suicide.

Myths about police suicide.

More on police suicide.

Police suicide: Understanding grief and loss.

Biological markers associated with increased risk of suicide.

Jail and prison suicide.

Suicide by cop.

More on Suicide by cop.

Suicide by cop: Effects on police officers.

Suicidality in people with Borderline Personality Disorder

Chronic suicidality and borderline personality disorder.

Bipolar Disorder and suicide.

Suicide after natural disasters.

Comprehensive Textbook of Suicidology. (An important book)

In harm’s way: Preventing youth suicide in detention.

The Practical Art of Suicide Assessment : A Guide for Mental Health Professionals and Substance Abuse Counselors. (An important book)

The attitude of mental health professionals toward people who attempt suicide.

Suicide rates by country.

Social factors and suicide in Australia.

Suicide in Canada.

Suicide in the Northwest Territories.

Attempted suicide among women in China.

Suicide in Cuba.

New trends in suicide in Japan.

The Internet and group suicides in Japan.

More on Japanese suicide cults.

Suicide in Scotland.

Assessment of suicidality in children and adolescents.

Suicidal behavior in people who have had strokes.

PTSD and suicide.

The epidemiology of suicide.

Increased suicides following the death of a major public figure.

Preventing suicide in adolescents and young adults.

Sexual orientaiton and suicide in the young.

Schizophrenia and suicide.

Suicide among the elderly.

Telephone support to prevent suicide in the elderly.

Reseasrch involving people at high risk for suicide.

Information on suicide from the National Library of Medicine.

The International Handbook of Suicide and Attempted Suicide. (An important book) 

The yellow ribbon program to prevent youth suicide.

The prevention of suicide clusters.

More on suicide clusters.

Suicide epidemics.

Suicide epidemic among veterans.

Army suicides rise as time spent in combat increases

Suicide 101.

Suicidal ideaton and suicide attempts in people with anxiety disorders.

A model of suicidal behavior in psychiatric patients.

A bibliography on youth suicide.

Suicidal thoughts in cancer patients.

The ethics of assisted suicide.

Groups with increased risks of suicide.

Physician suicides.

More on physician suicides.

Still more on physician suicide.

National suicide prevention strategy.

Suicide in the USA.

Creativity, psychopathology, and suicide.

Suicide and AIDS.

Assessment of suicidal intent.

Perfectionism and law enforcement suicides.

Calcium channel blockers and suicide.

Bipolar Disorder and suicide.

Bipolar II and suicide. 

Physician-assisted suicide and depression.

Attention Deficit Disorder and suicide.

Suicide and mixed Bipolar states.

Screening for suicidal intent.

The high suicide risk among gay teens.

Preventing suicide in gay teens. 

Murder-suicide among the elderly.

Suicide during pregnancy and the first year after childbirth.

Military suicides.

Suicide prevnetion in the military.

Suicide among veterans.

Surgeon General targets suicide as a major public health problem.

Suicides caused by media coverage of suicides.

Dangerous myths and misconceptions about suicide.

Suggestions to the media on reporting a completed suicide.

Explaining a completed suicide to children.

Healing after the suicide of a friend or relative.

Evidence-based suicide prevention programs.

Suicide contagion and responsible media reporting of completed suicides.

Exposure to electromagnetic fields and suicide.

More electromagnetic fields and suicide.

Truk suicide epidemic and social change.

Philosophy and suicide.

How to organize a conference for National Survivors of Suicide Day.

Coping with bereavement by way of suicide.