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Centre for Suicide Research

Centre for Suicide Research has existed since 1989 and was established as a self-governing institution under the Ministry of Social Affairs (now The Ministry of Social Affairs, Housing and Senior Citizens) in 1999.

The purpose of the Centre is

  • to do epidemiological and cause-orientated research concerning suicidal behaviour
  • to collect, coordinate, and impart information on suicidal behaviour and make use of this knowledge in the prevention of suicidal behaviour
  • to propose areas of intervention in suicide
  • to take part in international research
  • to evaluate the effect of the efforts in order to prevent suicide

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This page was last updated at 12/20/2022