The suicide, like any manifestation of violence, It is not exclusive of mental illness. Unlike, are rather frequent acts among people who do not have recognized any mental illness.
In all countries of the world suicide it is among the top ten causes of death. In countries where it is most prevalent USA, Canada, Japan, Northern and Eastern Europe is around 11,6 suicides per 100.000 inhabitants and Latin America is the 5,6 per hundred thousand inhabitants.
We understand quality of life as:
Integration into the community and the community.
Equal rights disappearance of stigma.
Equating mental illness with other diseases as a way to full normalization.
It is an entity with social purposes, nonprofit, which constitutes 1990 with the mission to improve the quality of life of people with severe mental illness (PCEM) and their families, defend their rights and to represent and defend the associative movement.
We believe that the integration of people with mental illness in society needs a comprehensive intervention that addresses the social aspects, health, labor, educational and family. Comprehensive care Mental health in the community and the community.