Resources and Programs

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.
    • For information about other program registries and lists, visit our Finding Programs and Practices page.
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Guidelines/Recommendations
2019
The Joint Commission realized that suicide rates have not improved over the past decade and has issued updated requirements in order to improve the...
Fact Sheet/Issue Brief
2019
This issue brief reviews the data for deaths due to alcohol, drugs and suicide among young adults, ages 20 to 34, often called millennials, for the period between 1999 and 2017 and makes recommendations
Fact Sheet/Issue Brief
2019
This issue brief reports on 2017 alcohol-and drug-induced fatalities and suicide which had reached the highest number ever recorded, more than 150,...
Website
2019
This website provides physicians with resources and tools to identify, counsel and intervene with their patients to prevent injury and death due to...
Report
2019
The Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine convened a workshop that...
Training
2018
This free online course is designed to help mental health professionals counsel people at risk for suicide—and their families—on reducing access to lethal means.
Video/Audio Recording
2018
This nine-minute video describes five brief interventions which can be used to prevent suicide prior to discharge from emergency departments.
Article/Chapter
2018
Using data from the National Violent Data Reporting System (NVDRS) and the Joint Commission's Sentinel Event database (SE), the Joint Commission...
Fact Sheet/Issue Brief
2018
This brief provides guidance on how healthcare systems can address drug, alcohol and suicide crises through a “whole health”, systemwide approach...
Website
2018
This organization, based in Europe, created materials to mitigate the incidence of railway suicides and unintentional railway deaths (trespass). The...
Report
2018
This assessment was performed by the Action Alliance’s National Strategy for Suicide Prevention Implementation Assessment Advisory Group (NSSP IAAG...
Guidelines/Recommendations
2017
These recommendations were generated in 2017 by an expert panel in order to ensure the safety of inpatients at risk for suicide. They concern...
Report
2017
This report discusses why health care provider training programs should include lethal means safety counseling training, either as a standalone...
Article/Chapter
2017
Researchers at Oregon State University (OSU) – Cascades noted that many rural firearm suicide decedents visited their primary care physician within a...
Manual
2017
This technical package represents a select group of strategies based on the best available evidence to help communities and states sharpen their...