ASQ Ask suicide-screening questions toolkit

Date: 2017
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)


Type:  Toolkit
Author:  Horowitz L
Publisher:  National Institute of Mental Health

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The ASQ Toolkit provides resources tailored to the emergency department, inpatient medical/surgical unit, outpatient primary care, and specialty clinics. It includes a brief suicide risk screening tool, resources for effectively implementing suicide risk screening, and guides for managing patients who screen positive. The toolkit also provides guidance for engaging families and creating a safety plan.

Populations:  Youth
Settings:  Health Care, Primary Care, Emergency Departments, Family Members and Caregivers
Strategies:  Identify and Assist, Screening and Assessment, Effective Care/Treatment, Safety Planning, Care Transitions/Linkages