Get Ready for World Suicide Prevention Day
September 10, 2014 is World Suicide Prevention Day. You can find materials to help you plan and implement activities for this important occasion on the International Association for Suicide Prevention website.
Pathways to Purpose and Hope added to BPR
Pathways to Purpose and Hope is a guide to creating a suicide bereavement support program. It covers issues including facilitating support meetings, publishing a newsletter, governance and structure, fundraising and finances, training, and evaluation.
Drug/Non-Drug Poisoning Added to WISQARS
CDC’s WISQARS Fatal Injury Reports database now allows users to select Drug Poisoning/Non-Drug Poisoning as a reporting option. This option can be combined with “Suicide” to produce reports on suicides in the nation or individual states.
New Resource Available for Foster Care Providers
Foster Care Providers: Helping Youth at Risk for Suicide is a newly revised publication from SPRC for professionals and volunteers who interact with foster children or work with the caregivers of these children.