Zero Suicide: An international declaration for better healthcare

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


Type:  Guidelines/Recommendations
Author:  International Initiative for Mental Health Leadership
Publisher:  Zero Suicide

This declaration was developed by a diverse group of 50 peer leaders, government policy makers, and healthcare providers from 13 countries convened for Atlanta 2015: An International Declaration and Social Movement to address the aspirational goal of zero suicide in healthcare. It discusses the problem of suicide stemming from a lack of effective care and steps healthcare organizations can take to prevent suicide deaths among their patients.

Settings:  Health Care, Behavioral Health Care
Planning and Implementing:  Evidence-Based Prevention
Strategies:  Overview of Strategies, Effective Care/Treatment, Health Systems Change, Care Transitions/Linkages