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Nation’s Public-Private Partnership for Suicide Prevention Announces Private Sector Successor
May 18, 2022

Leadership succession announced as the U.S. grapples with continuing mental health and suicide-related challenges in the wake of the pandemic and prepares for…

Education Development Center and Nation’s Public-Private Partnership for Suicide Prevention to Hold Press Call Addressing Questions About 988
May 10, 2022

Key mental health and suicide prevention experts to convene and respond to questions ahead of nationwide transition this July

Action Alliance Statement on Final CDC Mortality Data Showing Suicide No Longer Top 10 Leading Cause of Death in 2020
December 22, 2021

While suicide rates likely decreased slightly in 2020, it is still a critical public health issue that needs to be made a national priority

A Statement from the Action Alliance to Reporters Covering Mental Health and Suicide Prevention in the Wake of COVID-19
October 27, 2021

News media play an important role in prioritizing mental health and suicide prevention-related coverage and promoting help-seeking and connectedness among the…

Action Alliance Statement on the New CDC Data on Emergency Department Visits for Suicidal Self-Injury Among Young People During COVID-19
June 11, 2021

While provisional suicide death rates were down in 2020, new data underscores mental and emotional impact of pandemic on young people

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