The European Brain Council marked World Suicide Prevention Day 2017 with the release of a policy summary of Facts and Recommendations on Suicide in Europe, produced by an EBC-convened working group of experts.

More than 150,000 people in Europe die by suicide every year. Increased attention needs to be paid to those who are taking their lives across the continent and across the world. By listing the startling facts and providing strong recommendations to policymakers and other stakeholders, EBC hopes to keep suicide in the conversation and push for continued recognition of the ever-growing number of people that need support.

Read the summary here.