Accession Number:

AD1062460

Title:

Military Suicide Prevention: Report Prepared for NATO Leadership

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

NATO SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY ORGANIZATION NEUILLY-SUR-SEINE (FRANCE) NEUILLY-SUR-SEINE France

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2018-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

198.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology
  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations
  • Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE