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Report of the National Task Force on Suicide

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The Interim Report of the National Task Force on suicide was published in September 1996.  The Report addressed the first two terms of reference, to define numerically and qualitatively, the nature of the suicide problem in Ireland and to define and quantify the problems of attempted suicide and parasuicide in Ireland including the associated costs involved.  The remaining terms of reference of the Task Force will now be addressed:-

  • To make recommendations on how service providers can most cost effectively address the problems of attempted suicide and parasuicide;
  • To identify the various authorities with jurisdiction in suicide prevention strategies and their respective responsibilities and
  • To formulate, following consultation with all the interested parties, a National Suicide Prevention/Reduction Strategy

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