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Quebec's Strategy for Preventing Suicide

Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux; Government of Quebec Country Resources Suicide Prevention Quebec 31 December 1998 Policy document prevention, strategy

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The Strategy looks into the following domains;
-Epidemiological Data
-Factors Associated with Suicide and Suicidal Behavior
- Observations on Services Offered.
- The Principles Underlying Action
- Objectives Sought
- Provide and consolidate essential services and put an end to the isolation
of caseworkers
- Increase professional skills
- Intervene with groups at risk
- Foster promotion-prevention programs among young people
- Reduce access to and minimize risks associated with the means
of suicide
- Counteract the trivialization and sensationalization of suicide by developing a sense of community and responsibility
- Intensify and diversify research
- Responsibilities and Duties
- Responsibilities of the ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux
- Responsibilities of the regional boards
- Responsibilities of local organizations and institutions
- Investing in Solutions
- Evaluation

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