Zero suicide toolkit

Date: 2014
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)


Type:  Toolkit
Author:  Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC)
Publisher:  Education Development Center (EDC)

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This toolkit contains six sections that have information and links to tools to help develop a Zero Suicide program in health care systems such as mental health centers, health plans or primary care practices. Many of the tools are being used in health systems that have already implemented a zero suicide program. The sections of the toolkit are: creating the zero suicide culture; ensuring every patient has a pathway to care; developing a competent workforce; identifying and assessing suicide risk level; using effective, evidence-based care and continuing contact after care.

Settings:  Health Care, Primary Care, Emergency Departments, Outpatient Mental Health
About Suicide:  Suicidal Thoughts and Behavior
Planning and Implementing:  Education and Training
Strategies:  Screening and Assessment, Treatment