Professional roles in preventing suicide

Information

Type:  Fact Sheet/Issue Brief
Author:  Suicide Prevention Resource Center
Publisher:  Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)

These sheets were created to help people identify and respond to individuals who may be at risk for suicide. Each sheet was designed for people in a particular professional/occupational role (such as school mental health provider, teacher, manager). The sheets include information on recognizing and responding to suicide warning signs, suicide prevention resources, and other information to help prevent suicide among individuals with whom they interact.

Follow these links for each fact sheet in the series:

The Role of Senior Living Community Professionals in Preventing Suicide
The Role Adult Correctional Officers in Preventing Suicide
The Role of Law Enforcement Officers in Preventing Suicide
The Role of Emergency Medical Services Providers in Preventing Suicide
The Role of Faith Community Leaders in Preventing Suicide
The Role of Co-Workers in Preventing Suicide
The Role of Managers in Preventing Suicide
Preventing Suicide:The Role of High School Mental Health Providers
Preventing Suicide:The Role of High School Teachers
Foster Care Providers: Helping Youth at Risk of Suicide

Populations:  Adults, Young Adults Ages 18 to 25 Years, Adults Ages 26 to 55 Years, Older Adults, Youth, Adolescents, Survivors of Suicide Loss
Settings:  Schools, High School, Faith Communities, Family Members and Caregivers, Workplaces, Justice System, Adult Justice System, Law Enforcement, First Responders, Foster Care
About Suicide:  Suicidal Thoughts and Behavior, Ideation, Attempts
Planning and Implementing:  Overview of Suicide Prevention
Strategies:  Overview of Strategies