The role of emergency medical services providers in preventing suicide

Date: 2013
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)


Type:  Fact Sheet/Issue Brief
Author:  Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC)
Publisher:  Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)

This brief sheet provides basic information to help EMS providers recognize and respond to people who may be suicidal or at high risk. It also contains a list of relevant resource materials and organizations.

Populations:  Attempt Survivors and Other People with Lived Experience, Survivors of Suicide Loss
Settings:  First Responders
About Suicide:  Suicidal Thoughts and Behavior, Ideation, Attempts
Strategies:  Respond to Crisis, Postvention