Towards evidence-based suicide prevention programs.

@article{Yip2011TowardsES,
  title={Towards evidence-based suicide prevention programs.},
  author={Paul S. F. Yip},
  journal={Crisis},
  year={2011},
  volume={32 3},
  pages={
          117-20
        }
}
  • P. Yip
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Crisis
Suicide is a global challenge and poses a serious public health problem worldwide. It accounts for nearly 1 million deaths and an estimated 10 million failed attempts each year. It is estimated that approximately 32% of all suicide deaths occur in the Western Pacific region (Hendin et al., 2008; Yip, 2008), a disproportionate number in an area consisting of 37 countries and a total of 1.78 billion people or about 29% of the world’s population. The suicide rate in this region is calculated to be… 

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