Oregon older adult suicide prevention advisory work group plan


(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)


Injury and Violence Prevention Program (IVPP)
Oregon Department of Human Services, Injury and Violence Prevention Program

In 2003, Oregon had the fourth highest suicide rate among older adults in the US. This plan identifies three primary strategies to prevent suicide in older adults: clinically based suicide prevention; community-based suicide prevention; and public health surveillance, program evaluation, and research.