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Estonian-Swedish Mental Health and Suicidology Institute

Estonian-Swedish Mental Health and Suicidology Institute

Reducing risk of Suicide by Education

1 September, 2015

Duration: Sept 2015 – Sept 2017
Funded by: NORDPLUS Adult (Project number NPAD2015/10279)
Project partners: Lithuanian College of Democracy (Lithuania, the coordinator), Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences (Lithuania), Education Society Imanta (Latvia), Estonian-Swedish Mental Health and Suicidology Institute (Estonia) and Karolinska Institute National Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention of Mental III-Health (Sweden)
Project manager: Merike Sisask

Description: The project aims to create cooperation between research based institutions and society oriented organizations which are focused on exchange of knowledge and experience in identification and assessment of the risk of suicide as well as development of learning material guidelines and education programs for keypersons in partner countries such as teachers, social pedagogues, social workers, politicians and parents to develop interactive exchange platform for the dissemination of guidelines and recommendations for various community groups.

Info about remote training course for suicide prevention is available HERE

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