Public involvement in suicide prevention: understanding and strengthening lay responses to distress
- My mental health. Freelander, Vivienne // Mental Health Practice;Jun2004, Vol. 7 Issue 9, p28
Details how the author's decision to join her trust's fledgling Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) gave her the chance to use her personal experiences to help users and carers. Overview of PALS; Success of networking; Two examples of core functions from the PALS handbook.
- LISTENING FOR THE VOICES OF RESILIENCE: A GROUP OF ADOLESCENTS' EXPERIENCES WITH A SUICIDE PREVENTION EDUCATION PROGRAM. Ohlmann, Chelsea K. F.; Kwee, Janelle L.; Lees, Robert // International Journal of Child, Youth & Family Studies;2014, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p24
Adolescents' experiences in a grassroots, school-based suicide prevention education group in British Columbia, Canada, were investigated in response to anecdotal observations of the group's strong positive impact. In the Alive group, at-risk high school students, 15 to 18 years of age, learned...
- Suicide: the hidden epidemic. Weir, Erica // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/4/2001, Vol. 165 Issue 5, p634
Presents information related to the incidence of suicide in Canada. Epidemiology; Clinical management; Components of a national strategy for suicide prevention in Canada, which include the awareness promotion and strategies to reduce the stigma attached to seeking psychiatric help.
- EU aims to reduce suicides. Watson, Rory // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/07/2000, Vol. 321 Issue 7265, p852
Reports on the priorities of the European Union's campaign to reduce the number of people who commit suicide. Plans of the EU to target groups that are perceived as being at risk for suicide, including the mentally ill; Annual incidence of suicide in EU countries; Details of the EU suicide...
- A Public Health Approach to Campus Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention. Eells, Gregory T.; Marchell, Timothy C.; Corson-Rikert, Janet; Dittman, Sharon // Harvard Health Policy Review;Spring2012, Vol. 13, p3
The growing mental health needs of students at colleges and universities continue to garner considerable attention as well as challenge institutions of higher education (IHEs) regarding how to respond. Providing access to mental health services on campus is one key component to responding to...
- Can Psychiatrists Prevent Suicide? Yes, in Collaboration. Lesage, Alain D. // Canadian Journal of Psychiatry;Aug2005, Vol. 50 Issue 9, p507
This article examines the role of psychiatrists in preventing suicide in Australia. It is noted that psychiatrists can help both in populations and in their patients but they cannot do it alone. It is recommended that primary care physicians need more training and education so that they can...
- The Evolution of Mental Health/Illness Services. Gittelman, Martin // International Journal of Mental Health;Summer2003, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p3
Focuses on the evolution of mental health health/illness services. Accessibility and acceptability of the services; Development of health and mental health insurance; Great changes in the organization of the services; Impact of the changes in mental health and illness services.
- Mental health forums seek community input. Ralston, Rachel // Gay & Lesbian Times;3/10/2005, Issue 898, p16
Reports that the Mental Health Services Act, the new law of California, has called for extensive community input in the form of community forums to deduce the needs of underserved and unserved populations. Expected amount to be produced by the new measure for new mental health community services...
- A WHOLE NEW BALL GAME. Taylor, Ben; Lowing, Sandi // Community Care;8/3/2006, Issue 1634, p34
This article looks at the process of modernising mental health day services, using the experience of Bromley Mind in south London as an example. The article reflects on the impacts that such a change can have and seeks to identify challenges for the future, in light of the recently published...