Strategic Direction for the Prevention of Suicidal Behavior: Promoting Individual, Family, and Community Connectedness to Prevent Suicidal Behavior

Conference: 2016 Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention — Suicide Prevention, Intervention & Hope Across the Lifespan

Friday, May 06, 2016
Cross Insurance Center, Bangor, Maine Workshop/Presentation: Keynote | Suicide Prevention: It's All About Connection

This document describes a five-year vision for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) work to prevent fatal and nonfatal suicidal behavior. The strategic direction we propose is to prevent suicidal behavior by building and strengthening connectedness or social bonds within and among persons, families, and communities.