Objectives: To reduce suicide and self-harm in the population and to contribute to provide better quality of life for all those affected by suicidal behavior
Mehlum, L., Ramberg, M., Tørmoen, A.J., Haga, E., Diep, L.M., Stanley, B.H., Miller, A.L., Sund, A.M., Grøholt, B.
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2016. Published online 23 February.
Education programmes at NSSF
- Masters Degree Programme in suicide prevention. 120 Credits
- Therapist training programme and counselling in Dialectic Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
- Therapist training programme in Complicated Grief Treatment (CGT)
- Courses in clinical suicidology for medical students, psychologists and psychiatrists (norwegian)
In order to spread information and knowledge widely about suicide prevention, NSSF publishes the Norwegian journal Suicidologi. The journal publishes research-based knowledge, empirical studies from the field of suicide research, experience-based articles, and information about suicide prevention efforts and projects.
Other Norwegian resources
The VIVAT program is an education program in suicide prevention for health personnel, established in 2001. http://vivatselvmordsforebygging.net/
The organization LEVE (Landsforeningen for etterlatte ved selvmord), has provided support in the aftermath of suicide since 1999. Visit them at http://www.levenorge.no/