From Nuremberg to Australia
a best-practice model for suicide prevention goes “down under”
Leipzig/Perth – June 29, 2017: Globally, approximately 800,000 people die by suicide every year. In Germany, about 10,000 suicides occur annually. As a measure of suicide prevention, the “Research Network on Depression and Suicidality” a predecessor of the German Depression Foundation and developed a 4-level intervention approach. This model is well-established in Germany and in Europe and will be introduced in Australia soon. Its aim is to improve the care for those suffering from depression and prevent suicidal behavior.
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