Surveillance Success Stories - Ohio

March 03, 2016
News Type:  From the Field
State:  Ohio

A crosswalk of data from death certificates and records from state hospitals and mental health clinics revealed that more than 67 percent of people who died by suicide in Ohio had visited a public behavioral health provider in the year before their death. Twenty-nine percent had done so in the month before their suicide. You can find more information on this project and what it discovered in Surveillance Success Stories - Ohio.

Settings:  Behavioral Health Care
Planning and Implementing:  Finding and Using Data