Suicide Prevention Research
About the issue
“There is every reason to expect that a national consensus to declare war on suicide and to fund research and prevention at a level commensurate with the severity of the problem will be successful, and will lead to highly significant discoveries as have the wars on cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, and AIDS.” — Institute of Medicine, Reducing Suicide: A National Imperative (2002)▲ Back to Top
Where we stand
AFSP supports strategic investments in suicide prevention, education, and research as a means of achieving the kinds of reductions in mortality that have resulted from strategic investments in other major public health concerns.
To learn more, read our Suicide Prevention Research issue brief.▲ Back to Top