suicide prevention center


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suicide prevention center

A health care facility for preventing suicide by counseling and crisis intervention.
See also: center
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According to the data from the Military Suicide Prevention Center, 272 Taiwanese soldiers committed suicide during 2003-2015, thus showing that 21.0 [+ or -] 6.7 people died by committing suicide every year, during the past 13 years.
It provides an 800-number to contact the National Suicide Prevention Center 24/7.
The Campus Suicide Prevention Center of Virginia would like to thank the following for their expertise and valuable contributions to this work:
Edwin Schneidman, the father of modern suicidology and the cofounder of the Los Angeles Suicide Prevention Center, coined the term "psychological autopsy" to mean a rigorous investigation of all the antecedents to a suicide.
Lyn Morris, division director of the suicide prevention center at the Culver City-based non-profit Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services, cautions that it's almost always impossible to determine why a person commits suicide.