1. We need to believe it is possible. With concerted effort China has dramatically reduced their suicide rates.
2. We need to implement evidence-based, low cost scalable solutions. They exist.
We don't collect attempted suicides data at all. Across the world attempted suicides r 4-10 times number of completed suicides....4/n
Universal : Eg. 25% suicides are with pesticides. Many Impulsive. Reducing #access to pesticides can address this segment...5/n
Indicated: eg. Contact & safety planning after suicide attempt can ↓ subsequent suicides.
Eg. Treating depression early can prevent suicides. ..6/n