Suicide assessment and prevention for older adults

Date: 2016
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)


Type:  Brochure/Booklet
Author:  Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health
Publisher:  Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health

This brochure describes how clinicians can recognize suicide risk, engage at-risk elders in the assessment process, perform an assessment, and address immediate and ongoing risk management. It also lists risk and resiliency factors, warning signs, and organizations that can provide additional information.

Populations:  Adults, Older Adults
Strategies:  Identify and Assist, Screening and Assessment, Effective Care/Treatment, Safety Planning, Care Transitions/Linkages, Respond to Crisis