Champions, Catalyzers, and Cultivators
In the July Director’s Corner, Action Alliance Executive Secretary Doryn Chervin acknowledges some of the contributions that members of the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention have made over the last 18 months.
Online Tutorials Can Help You Learn to Use WISQARS
Online tutorials from the CDC can help you learn to use WISQARS, CDC’s Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System. The tutorials cover Fatal Injury Mapping, Fatal Injury Reports, Leading Causes of Death, and Years of Potential Life Lost.
Suicide Prevention in Criminal Justice Settings Webinar
On July 15, 2015 (2-3 p.m. ET), the ICRC-S will host a webinar exploring suicide prevention in criminal justice settings which will include a discussion of substance use treatment, violence, and suicidality as well as conducting research in prisons.
Resource for Senior Living Communities
The Role of Senior Living Community Professionals in Preventing Suicide is a new SPRC resource that helps staff of facilities for older adults recognize and respond to older adults who may be at risk for suicide.