This curriculum is designed to provide psychologists and other mental health professionals with information about the issues faced by people with serious mental health disorders and training in the latest assessment and intervention approaches. It presents a comprehensive training program in mental health recovery-oriented principles and practices to help people with serious mental health disorders recover and achieve their full functional capability. The curriculum consists of an instruction module plus 15 modules or chapters on a broad range of topics. Each of the text modules is fully referenced, contains a list of required readings, a sample learning activity, sample evaluation questions, and a PowerPoint presentation.
This report summarizes the current evidence base on the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of different types of crisis services. It also presents case studies of different approaches being used by states to coordinate, consolidate, and blend funding sources to provide better crisis services.
This toolkit contains six sections that have information and links to tools to help develop a zero suicide program in health care systems such as mental health centers, health plans or primary care practices. Many of the tools are being used in health systems that have already implemented a zero suicide program. The sections of the toolkit are: creating the zero suicide culture; ensuring every patient has a pathway to care; developing a competent workforce; identifying and assessing suicide risk level; using effective, evidence-based care and continuing contact after care.
Originally developed by Elaine Frank and Mark Ciocca as an in-person workshop, CALM was adapted by SPRC into a 2 hour online course. It is designed to help providers implement counseling strategies to help clients at risk for suicide and their families reduce access to lethal means, particularly (but not exclusively) firearms. It includes a number of components: background on suicide data and lethal means; an introduction to firearms; video presentation that models the counseling strategy; a presentation and discussion on conducting a counseling session; optional role plays; and a course evaluation. The original workshop is in section III of the BPR,
This conference brings together individuals representing academia, public health researchers and practitioners from federal and state government and the private sector, and provides a forum for collegial dialogue within and across these disciplines. The conference is an excellent opportunity to meet with colleagues and shape the future of health communication, marketing, and media practice.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 8:00am - Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 4:00am
The Methamphetamine and Suicide Prevention Initiative (MSPI) is a nationally coordinated demonstration project, focusing on providing much-needed methamphetamine and suicide prevention and intervention resources for Indian Country. This initiative promotes the use and development of evidence-based and practice-based models that represent culturally appropriate prevention and treatment approaches to methamphetamine abuse and suicide prevention from a community-driven context.
This document assists schools in preventing, assessing, intervening in, and responding to suicidal behavior, This modular, adaptable document will help educators and school administrators implement comprehensive suicide prevention policies in communities nationwide. Includes a fact sheet on the model policy.
This toolbox is designed to help public health practitioners and community-based organizations apply evidence-based intervention strategies from the Community Preventive Services Task Force. The Community Guide Toolbox contains more than twenty tools for putting the recommendations found in The Community Guide into practice. These tools can help public health professionals conduct assessments and evaluations, engage stakeholders, execute a project plan, and create successful community-based programs. The Toolbox is made up of five sections, each focusing on one of the steps involved in developing an intervention: Assess and Evaluate; Plan an Intervention; Engage stakeholders; Implementation; and Sustainable Programs.
The SPRC is supported by a grant (1 U79 SM059945) from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). No official endorsement by SAMHSA or DHHS for the information on this web site is intended or should be inferred.