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Preventing Suicide: Program Activities Guide

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Suicide is a serious public health problem with extensive short- and long-term health consequences. The Preventing Suicide: Program Activities Guide describes CDC’s public health activities and research to prevent suicide and suicidal behavior. The guide outlines four categories of activities which are key to CDC’s prevention work: monitoring and researching the problem, supporting and enhancing prevention programs, providing prevention resources, and encouraging research and development.

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