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Suicide Awareness

Suicidology is the scientific study of suicidal behavior, the causes of suicidality, suicide prevention, and other aspects within the field of suicide-focused research. In this resource library we aim to provide valuable and timely information related to suicidology and raise awareness on this important issue.

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National ‘988’ Lifeline For Mental Health Crisis Goes Live In July 2022

National ‘988’ Lifeline For Mental Health Crisis Goes Live In July 2022

On July 16 2022, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (Lifeline) “988” dialing code will take effect to support suicide and mental health crisis. “988” is linked to the current suicide prevention telephone number of 1-800-283-TALK (8255). The goal of the “988” Lifeline is to improve access to vital crisis services,…
May Mental Health Awareness Month: An Interview With Dante Durand, MD, MBA

May Mental Health Awareness Month: An Interview With Dante Durand, MD, MBA

May has been recognized and celebrated as Mental Health Awareness month within the United States since 1949. During the month of May, efforts are made to reach millions across the nation through media, local events, screenings, and other platforms to raise awareness on the importance of mental health to our…

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