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Ley 27.130 Ley Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio (National Suicide Prevention Act)

The Government of Argentina Country Resources Suicide Prevention Argentina 11 March 2015 Legislation/regulation

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Ley 27.130 declara de interés nacional en todo el territorio de la República Argentina, la atención biopsicosocial, la investigación científica y epidemiológica, la capacitación profesional en la detección y atención de las personas en riesgo de suicidio y la asistencia a las familias de víctimas del suicidio. Los objetivos de la presente ley son el abordaje coordinado, interdisciplinario e interinstitucional de la problemática del suicidio, el desarrollo de acciones y estrategias para lograr la sensibilización de la población, el desarrollo de los servicios asistenciales y la capacitación de los recursos humanos, y la promoción de la creación de redes de apoyo de la sociedad civil a los fines de la prevención, la detección de personas en riesgo, el tratamiento y la capacitación

Law 27.130 declares that psychosocial care, scientific and epidemiological research, professional training in the detection and treatment of people at risk of suicide and assistance to families of victims of suicide is of the national interest for the whole of Argentina. The objectives of this law are the coordinated, interdisciplinary and inter-agency approach to the problem of suicide, the development of actions and strategies to achieve public awareness, the development of care services and training of human resources, and promoting network support of civil society for the purpose of preventing, detecting people at risk, treatment and training.


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