Surveillance success stories - Ohio

Date: 2015
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)

Information

Type:  Fact Sheet/Issue Brief
Author:  Suicide Prevention Resource Center
Publisher:  Education Development Center
State:  Ohio

Working with partners at Ohio State University, state policy analysts, and community members, the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) examined suicide deaths among patients in the state’s mental health system. These data identified service use patterns and other characteristics associated with suicide decedents and funding has been allocated to target prevention strategies.

Settings:  Behavioral Health Care, Outpatient Mental Health, Inpatient Mental Health
About Suicide:  Data and Statistics, Behavioral Health Disorders
Planning and Implementing:  Finding and Using Data
Strategies:  Health Systems Change