Online Library

Use the Resource and Program Type filter on the left to find:

  • Resources (e.g., articles, tools, fact sheets, reports) developed by SPRC and other suicide prevention organizations and experts
  • Programs and Practices (e.g., education, screening, treatment, environmental change), including former BPR listings
    • Programs with evidence of effectiveness are indicated by the icon . To learn more about programs with this designation, see Evidence-Based Prevention.
    • Check the box on the left to display only programs with evidence of effectiveness.
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Use the Resources Type filter on the left to find resources (e.g., tools, fact sheets, reports) developed by SPRC and other suicide prevention organizations and experts.

  • Former Best Practices Registry programs have been moved to this archive page.
  • Learn more about how to apply to the Best Practices Registry.
  • For information about other program registries and lists, visit our Finding Programs and Practices page.
Resource List/Bibliography
2022
This two-page resource offers information to help anyone, anywhere get involved in Suicide Prevention Month.
Webinar/Presentation
2021
This presentation includes an overview of SPRC's Recommendations for State Suicide Prevention Infrastructure (Infrastructure Recommendations) and...
Report
2021
In a survey of U.S. states, territories, and Native American tribes, CDC found a diverse array of suicide prevention efforts and key areas for improvement.
Guidelines/Recommendations
2021
This document seeks to advance progress toward full implementation of the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention.
Template/Worksheet
2021
A fill-in-the-blank template for developing a safety plan with a patient at increased risk for a suicide attempt.
Fact Sheet/Issue Brief
2020
This sheet provides information on how COVID-19 impacts the psychological health of older adults and strategies for coping, supporting older adults, and seeking professional help.
Report
2020
This report summarizes the results of a Harris Poll conducted in July 2020 about public knowledge, perceptions, attitudes, and experiences related to mental health, access to mental health care, and suicide prevention.
Fact Sheet/Issue Brief
2020
This sheet provides information on the impact of loneliness and social isolation on older adults, tools to identify loneliness, and interventions to reduce loneliness and isolation.
Fact Sheet/Issue Brief
2020
This sheet provides information on mental health care available during COVID-19 for older adults, and links to tools and tips for finding providers.
Video/Audio Recording
2020
In these short videos, Dr. Barbara Stanley provides concrete tips for making sure clients stay safe without having to rely on hospitalization.
Other
2020
This literature review looks at suicide risk during periods of isolation (e.g., quarantine) during epidemics, pandemics, or other outbreaks.
Report
2020
These reports examine call volume for each state and the territories of American Samoa, Guam and Puerto Rico to the National Suicide Prevention...
Manual
2020
This guide provides critical information, practical advice, and useful resources to help funeral directors better serve people who are bereaved by a suicide loss.
Video/Audio Recording
2020
In this brief video Diana Cortez Yañez shares the value of aftercare and what hospitals can do to help patients safely navigate transitions in care.