National Suicide Prevention Strategies Use Health IT
This week, federal health officials and military officers announced a new national strategy aimed at preventing suicide. The initiative relies on Facebook, mobile applications, interactive websites and other technologies to identify at-risk individuals and offer treatment.
- "U.S. Officials Launch New Strategy To Prevent Suicide" (Heavey, Reuters, 9/10).
- "National Anti-Suicide Plan Emphasizes Mobile Technology" (Versel, MobiHealthNews, 9/11).
- "Sebelius Touts New Strategy To Prevent Suicide" (Viebeck, "Healthwatch," The Hill, 9/10).