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The Athena website is created for prevention professionals to develop, update, and sustain their substance abuse prevention work.

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By Thomas Insel, Director, National Institutes of Mental Health Released today, the World Health Organization (WHO)'s report, "Preventing Suicide: A global imperative ," provides the first global view of how often suicide attempts and deaths occur, and how suicide-related behaviors affect all ages, nationalities, economic levels, and cultures. Every year around the world more than 800,000 people die by suicide. Globally, suicide is the second leading cause of death in 15- to... Read more...