Schizophrenia and Suicide: A Public Health Problem

Date: 10/2005

Author(s): The Evaluation Center at HSRI

Recognizing that suicide is a multidimensional problem, SAMSHA, and other groups have funded interventions tailored to different populations. This article looks at the percentages of suicides that can be attributed to serious mental illness, using schizophrenia as an example. It also details a method that can be used to correlate state and mental health agency data, attributed to the Technical Evaluation Center, HSRI. Download Publication

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