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prevention

 [pre-ven´shun]
the keeping of something (such as an illness or injury) from happening.
fall prevention in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as instituting special precautions with the patient at risk for injury from falling.
pressure ulcer prevention in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the prevention of pressure ulcers for a patient at high risk for developing them.
primary prevention the first level of health care, designed to prevent the occurrence of disease and promote health.
religious addiction prevention in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as prevention of a self-imposed controlling religious lifestyle. See also addiction.
secondary prevention the second level of health care, based on the earliest possible identification of disease so that it can be more readily treated or managed and adverse sequelae can be prevented.
shock prevention in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as detecting and treating a patient at risk for impending shock.
sports-injury prevention: youth in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as reducing the risk of sport-related injury in young athletes.
substance use prevention in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the prevention of an alcoholic or drug use lifestyle. See also substance abuse.
suicide prevention in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as reducing risk of self-inflicted harm with intent to end life. See also suicide.
tertiary prevention the third phase or level of health care, concerned with promotion of independent function and prevention of further disease-related deterioration.

Patient discussion about suicide prevention

Q. What to do in a crisis or when you feel depressed? Hi Everybody - I found some great resources for people that feel despondent, suicidal, or simply need to speak to someone about their problems. You don't need to feel bad because there are numerous hotlines with highly trained operators available to help you. These hotlines are 100% FREE to use and completely ANONYMOUS. Please remember that these resources are not associated with iMedix at all. Suicide Prevention / Depression * USA: Hopeline (Suicide): 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433) * USA: Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-Talk (1-800-8255) * USA: Teen Hotline Covenant House NineLine: 1-800-999-9999 * USA: SOS Teen Hotline: 1-800-949-0057 * USA: Grief Recovery Helpline : 1-800-445-4808 * USA: Directory of local helplines / centers * UK: Samaritans (Nat'l and local): 08457 90 90 90 or jo@samaritans.org * Global directory of suicide hotlines - http://suicidehotlines.com/

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"Mental health and suicide prevention are year-round initiatives at Entercom and we are doing our part to end the stigma by encouraging people to talk," said Pat Paxton , Entercom's Chief Programming Officer.
While suicide prevention is an important topic to address year-round, National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month provides a committed time to share resources and help shed light on this stigmatized topic.
"This work includes a national fund to provide free counselling for those bereaved by suicide, an expanded family and whanau suicide prevention information service - and tailored Maori and Pacific suicide prevention initiatives.
"Although there is no budget allocated to suicide prevention currently, we are currently in the process of collecting quotes and working with our partners to help fund this.The intention will also be to have an electronic copy linked to the council website and ideally make use of digital technologies in the future."
"As an initiative of Hopeline responders, we are sharing our gogetfunding account to help raise funds to continue our services especially our suicide prevention hotline," it said.
Ms Dickens, who has taken over from Dave Martin, pioneered the university's award-winning approach to suicide prevention 'Three Minutes to Save a Life'.
There are four levels of suicide prevention training offered in North Lanarkshire and some of this is available to people working in the private sector.
Critique: Exceptionally well written, organized and presented so as to be thoroughly accessible to teachers, school counselors, parents, and non-specialist general readers with an interest in the subject, "The Hope Squad: The Successful Suicide Prevention Program for Students" is a unique and unreservedly recommended addition to school district, community, mental health clinic, college, and university library Suicide Prevention collections and supplemental studies reading lists.
Matt Hancock, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care tweeted, "On #WorldMentalHealthDay, delighted that PM has appointed the first UK Minister for Suicide Prevention to lead a new national effort on suicide prevention & overcome the stigma that stops people seeking help."
Each is responsible for helping deliver existing suicide prevention programs in the dioceses in their areas, as well as helping develop new ones, said Indigenous ministries co-ordinator Canon Ginny Doctor.
Experts said effective suicide prevention strategies needed to incorporate public health policy strategies and healthcare strategies, restrict access to lethal means, and ensure chain of care and treatment of depression.
The World Suicide Prevention Day compelled me to highlight the issue of teenager's suicide that is on the rise in Pakistan that greatly affects the society.