Is your patient suicidal?

Date: 2008
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)

Information

Type:  Brochure/Booklet
Author:  Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC)
Publisher:  Education Development Center (EDC)

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A four-color poster that provides Emergency Department practitioners with information on recognizing and responding to acute suicide risk. It is designed to be posted in staff-only areas. The poster features the most common and noticeable warning signs of acute risk for suicide as well as simple questions clinical staff can ask to uncover suicide risk when warning signs are noticed or suspected. The “Is Your Patient Suicidal?” Emergency Department Poster and Clinical Guide can be ordered as a kit from SPRC at http://www.sprc.org/webform/emergency-department-poster-kit-request. Online versions of the poster and guide can also be downloaded and printed from the SPRC website at: http://www.sprc.org/for-providers/emergency-department-resources#general

Settings:  Health Care, Emergency Departments, Outpatient Mental Health