about

SURPIN is an initiative that was started by the Lagos University Teaching hospital, established for the purpose of suicide prevention through research, crisis intervention, health education and early treatment of depression & drug abuse, which are major risks for suicide. SURPIN has now spread to over 40 health institutions across 28 states as of July 2019

Vision

To be a reputable, reference central body coordinating and maintaining global, best practices in Suicide research and prevention activities in Nigeria, ultimately to reduce the rate of suicide.

GOALS

  • To reduce risk in key high-risk groups

  • To promote mental well-being in the wider population

  • To reduce the availability and lethality of suicide methods

  • To improve the reporting of suicidal behaviour in the media

  • To promote research on suicide and suicide prevention

  • To improve the monitoring of progress through campaigns

W.H.O REPORT

9.5/100,000 people in 2015, up from 6.5 in 2012. 

This is higher than the regional average of 8.8

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Contact Us

SURPIN Main Office,

3rd Floor, E block

LAGOS UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL

IDI-ARABA.

surpinng@gmail.com

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Registered Hot LINEs: 09080217555, 09034400009, 08111909909, 07013811143. For Hausa - 08142241007

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