Mental health

Publications on suicide prevention

First World Suicide Report

Framework for public health action

The impact of pesticides on health

Preventing Suicide: a resource series

The booklets in Preventing Suicide: a resource series are addressed to specific social and professional groups that are particularly relevant to the prevention of suicide, and include resources for the following:

  • general physicians
  • media professionals
  • teachers
  • primary health care workers
  • prison officers
  • survivors
  • counsellors
  • at work
  • first line responders
  • suicide case registration
  • non-fatal suicidal behaviour case registration

Suicide in the Mental Health Action Plan 2013-2020

Suicide and its reduction are an indicator and target in this action plan.

Suicide in mhGAP

Suicide is a priority condition in the WHO mental health Gap Action Programme (mhGAP)

Suicide and Suicide Prevention in Asia