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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.

United Kingdom

Choose Life: A National Strategy and Action Plan to Prevent Suicide in Scotland

Scottish Association for Mental Health  After A Suicide - SAMH has written a booklet for people bereaved as a result of suicide in Scotland. As well as providing practical information about issues like funeral expenses, registering the death etc, this booklet also suggests coping strategies for people to try, and includes details of agencies which might be able to help.

University of Oxford - Centre for Suicide Research  The Centre is based in the University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry. Professor Keith Hawton is its Director. Professor Mark Williams also leads a research group within the Centre. The overall research programme of the Centre is focused on investigation of the causes, treatment and prevention of suicidal behaviour.


The Irish Association of Suicidology  The Irish Association of Suicidology had its inaugural meeting in 1996. Since then it has had seven annual meetings each dealing with various aspects of suicide and suicidal behaviour in a general way.  They recognise the complexity of the issues involved in suicide prevention. Simplistic responses are to be avoided.

United States

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)  The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, a 501(c)(3) organisation, has been at the forefront of a wide range of suicide prevention initiatives in 2009 -- each designed to reduce loss of life from suicide. They are investing in groundbreaking research, new educational campaigns, innovative demonstration projects and critical policy work. They are are expanding their assistance to people whose lives have been affected by suicide, reaching out to offer support and offering opportunities to become involved in prevention.

National Strategy For Suicide Prevention

Save: Suicide Awareness Voices of Education  The SAVE mission is to prevent suicide through public awareness and education, reduce stigma, and serve as a resource for those touched by suicide. conducts extensive work online and offline to further its mission of suicide prevention, awareness, and support. In addition to operating, which is the largest and most-visited suicide-related site in the world, we own and operate numerous additional critical sites, including,,,,,,,,,,, and numerous others. We assist countless individuals via these websites. And we constantly develop new sites.

Suicide Prevention Action Network USA

ellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program


Suicide Information & Education Centre  The Suicide Information & Education Centre (SIEC) is a special library and resource centre providing information on suicide and suicidal behaviour.


Depression & Overdose Prevention in Youths and Teens  Suicide Prevention information service with suicide and depression information, statistics and help Australia wide.

Relationship Counselling & Christian Guidance  Humaneed: marriage, relationship and family counselling and guidance service based in Melbourne, Victoria. We improve relationships by resolving marriage issues like communication and intimacy or affairs.

New Zealand

Ministry of Health - Suicide Prevention in New Zealand 

"For of all sad words of tongue or pen,
The saddest are these: 'It might have been!'"

John Greenleaf Whittier, "Maud Muller"
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