A Framework for Suicide Prevention Planning in Manitoba
This framework was developed to assist government & community agencies in Manitoba develop plans to address suicide. Data on suicide & self-inflicted injury, a review of best practices, recommendations from inquests, & existing suicide prevention strategies were used to formulate the Manitoba framework. The framework has 5 components, each with associated goals & objectives: assessment & planning; mental health promotion, awareness & understanding; prevention, intervention, & postvention; & data surveillance, research, & evaluation. Examples are provided of practical activities & community resources.