Year: 2004 Source: Suicidologi, v.9, no.1, (2004), p.23-25 SIEC No: 20080668

The results of two World Health Organization European monitoring surveys on national suicide preventive programmes & strategies carried out in 52 member states in October 2001-February 2002 & October 2003-February 2004 are summarised. Countries are divided into two groups with respect to the existence of national suicide preventive initiatives. Suicide preventive activities within the mental health care services as well as public health prevention initiatives are presented. (6 refs.)