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National Policy and Action Plan on Prevention of Suicide 1997

The presidential committee on prevention of suicide Country Resources Suicide Prevention Sri Lanka 1 January 1996 Policy document

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The action plan aims to:
• Reduce easy access to lethal methods;
• Promote research on reducing the lethality of pesticides in use;
• Educate the public on less harmful use of pesticides;
• Create a culture which discourages suicides;
• Ensure survival after poisoning; and
• Remove legal barriers to the correct handling of those at risk.


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