Year: 1998 Source: Crisis, v.19, no.2, (1998), p.50-51 SIEC No: 19980915

In this editorial, Goldney, the president of the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) describes the creation of the Adelaide Declaration on Suicide Prevention. This declaration is a brief statement meant to convey the importance of suicide & its consequences worldwide. In this declaration the World Health Organization’s 6 basic steps for suicide prevention are listed. Goals the IASP would like health organizations to adopt, as well as the IASP’s responsibilities, are included.