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A Community-Engaged Approach to Understanding Suicide in a Small Rural County in Georgia: A Two-Phase Content Analysis of Individual and Focus Group Interviews

Evaluates the need for suicide prevention and appropriateness of prevention efforts in a rural Georgia county by presenting analysis of 20 individual interviews and 2 focus groups conducted August 2021-June 2022. Covers individual and community contextual drivers of suicide, facilitators and barriers of medical and social support access, linkage gaps in mental health care services, and community response. Discusses schools, a military base, nonprofit and religious organizations, and other institutional supports for suicide prevention.
Kimberly Beth Roth, Eleni Gaveras, Fatima Ghiathi, et al.
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 20(24), 7145
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Access · Community and faith-based initiatives · Mental health · Statistics and data · Stigma · Suicide and suicide prevention · Georgia