"SUICIDE PREVENTION IN THE ELDERLY TASK FORCE" PROGRAM
WHAT A Task Force on elderly suicide prevention.
WHYTo increase awareness and programs for elderly suicide prevention. Suicide in seniors is often neglected even though in many places elderly suicide occurs at higher rates than youth suicide.
WHEREInternational Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) World Health Organization (WHO)
"Suicide is not only a youth problem. In fact, studies show that, in many countries, suicides rates among elderly persons are higher
than or as high as young people."
-International Association for Suicide Prevention
The goal of the "Task Force on Elderly Suicide Prevention" Program is to:
-Identify elderly suicide prevention projects
-Increase senior suicide awareness and understanding
The "International Association for Suicide Prevention" (IASP) is dedicated to preventing suicidal behaviour, to alleviate its effects, and to provide a forum for academians, mental health professionals, crisis workers, volunteers and suicide survivors.
MORE PROGRAMS LIKE THIS ONE:
-More" Elderly Suicide Prevention" Programs
-Elderly Depression & Mental Health Programs