Military Suicide Prevention: Report Prepared for NATO Leadership
NATO SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY ORGANIZATION NEUILLY-SUR-SEINE (FRANCE) NEUILLY-SUR-SEINE France
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In accordance with the World Health Organization 2014 report, Preventing Suicide A Global Imperative, the Human Factors and Medicine HFM, Research Task Group RTG 218 Technical Report underscores that military suicide prevention must be recognized globally as a top-priority public health issue. This reports objectives are threefold 1 to disseminate knowledge about current military suicide surveillance across countries 2 to promote a global strategy for systematic, standardized, and continuing military suicide surveillance efforts and 3 to contribute to the understanding, further examination, development, and dissemination of best practices in military suicide prevention. This multinational collaboration is an important first step towards promoting a global public health strategy for combating military suicide. A new task group, RTG HFM-277 Leadership Tools for Suicide Prevention, has been formed to continue this international effort.
- Personnel Management and Labor Relations
- Military Forces and Organizations