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Estrategia Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio. Plan Nacional de Promoción de Vida (National Strategy on Suicide Prevention. National Plan on Life Promotion)

Ministry of Health; Republic of Nicaragua Country Resources Suicide Prevention Nicaragua 31 December 2000 Policy document http://www.redaipis.org/index.php/legislacion child and adolescent, depression, strategy

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La estrategia nacional de prevención del suicidio tiene como objetivo general reducir la mortalidad y morbilidad debido a la conducta suicida. El documento analiza la situación del suicidio en Nicaragua y establece los elementos de las líneas de estrategia de Atención Primaria en Nicaragua.

Los objetivos de la estrategia son:

1. Evitar las muertes prematuras por suicidio a través de la vida.
2. Reducir las tasas de otros comportamientos suicidas.
3. Reducir los efectos letales posteriores asociados con la conducta suicida
y el impacto traumático de suicidio en la familia y amigos.
4. Promover oportunidades para los individuos, las familias y las comunidades para trabajar juntos

The national strategy on suicide prevention aims at reducing mortality and morbidity rates associated to suicidal behavior. The document analyzes the situation of suicide in Nicaragua and establishes the elements of Primary Care strategies in Nicaragua.

The Objectives of the Strategy are:

1. Prevent premature deaths due to suicide through life.
2. Reduce the rates of other suicidal behaviors.
3. Reduce subsequent lethal effects associated with suicidal behavior
and the traumatic impact of suicide on family and friends.
4. Promote opportunities for for individuals, families and communities to work together


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