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The goal of the American Association of Suicidology (AAS) is to understand and prevent suicide.
We accomplish this mission by directing efforts to:
Advance Suicidology as a science; encouraging, developing and disseminating scholarly work in suicidology.
Encourage the development and application of strategies that reduce the incidence and prevalence of suicidal behaviors.
Compile, develop, evaluate and disseminate accurate information about suicidal behaviors to the public.
Foster the highest possible quality of suicide prevention, intervention and postvention to the public.
Publicize official AAS positions on issues of public policy relating to suicide.
Promote research and training in suicidology.
Founded in 1968 by Edwin S. Shneidman, Ph.D., AAS promotes research, public awareness programs, public education and training for professionals and volunteers. In addition, AAS serves as a national clearinghouse for information on suicide.
The membership of AAS includes mental health and public health professionals, researchers, suicide prevention and crisis intervention centers, school districts, crisis center volunteers, survivors of suicide and a variety of lay persons who have an interest in suicide prevention.
AAS, a not-for-profit organization, encourages and welcomes both individual and organizational members.
APA Overview and Workshop
This workshop provides an overview of APA (American Psychological Association) style and where to find help with different APA resources. It provides an annotated list of links to all of our APA materials and an APA overview. It is an excellent place to start to learn about APA format.
APA Formatting and Style Guide
APA (American Psychological Association) is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences. This resource, revised according to the 6th edition, second printing of the APA manual, offers examples for the general format of APA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the reference page. For more information, please consult the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th edition, second printing.