World Mental Health Day 2019: focus on suicide prevention

10 October, 2019

From the WHO website. Read online: https://www.who.int/news-room/events/detail/2019/10/10/default-calendar/...

--

World Mental Health Day 2019: focus on suicide prevention

10 October 2019

Every 40 seconds, someone loses their life to suicide.

Join us, on 10 October, in “40 seconds of action” to raise awareness of the scale of suicide around the world and the role that each of us can play to help prevent it.

Click here to access the video series on what emergency workers, health workers, teachers and employers can do to help prevent suicide.

https://www.who.int/health-topics/suicide/campaign-materials-animations

Click here to access handouts on what emergency workers, health workers, teachers, employers, journalists and people working in prisons and jails can do to help prevent suicide.

https://www.who.int/health-topics/suicide/campaign-materials-handouts

More information ons suicide prevention: https://www.who.int/health-topics/suicide#tab=overview

World Mental Health Day is organized by the World Federation for Mental Health

This year’s Day is supported by WHO, the International Association for Suicide Prevention, and United for Global Mental Health

--

Best wishes, Neil

Let's build a future where people are no longer dying for lack of healthcare information - Join HIFA: www.hifa.org

HIFA profile: Neil Pakenham-Walsh is coordinator of the HIFA global health campaign (Healthcare Information For All - www.hifa.org ), a global community with almost 20,000 members in 180 countries, interacting on six global forums in four languages (English, French, Spanish, Portuguese). Twitter: @hifa_org FB: facebook.com/HIFAdotORG neil@hifa.org