National Strategy for Suicide Prevention

The 2012 National Strategy for (the National Strategy) is the result of a joint effort by the Office of the U.S. Surgeon General and the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance).

The National Strategy is a call to action that is intended to guide actions in the United States over the next decade. It outlines four strategic directions with 13 goals and 60 objectives that are meant to work together in a synergistic way to prevent suicide in the nation.

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Supporting Documents

Preventing Suicide: A Technical Package of Policy, Programs, and Practices

Key Elements for the Implementation of Comprehensive Community-Based Suicide Prevention