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American Association of Suicidology

Contact Information

Dr. Lanny Berman, Executive Director
5221 Wisconsin Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20015

202-237-2280 (Voice)
202-237-2282 (FAX)

Internet Resources


The American Association of Suicidology (AAS), founded in 1968, promotes the study of suicide and suicide prevention services. AAS activities include an annual meeting, a clinical training institute, a conference for survivors of suicide, publications, awards for outstanding contributions to the suicide prevention field, certification of suicide prevention services and individual crisis workers suicide prevention week, workshops, and volunteer training programs. AAS seeks to increase public awareness of suicide as a public health problem and preventive resources.


AAS publishes a journal, Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior and two newsletters, Newslink and Surviving Suicide.


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Date Entered: 5/1/1997
Date Edited: 2/20/2013
Date Revised: 7/18/2006 12:12:09 PM
Health Referral Number: HR1517
Accession Number: DP91A0693

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