The Utah Zero Suicide Academy® is sponsored by the Utah Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health (DSAMH). Health and behavioral health care organizations in Utah that are ready to adopt and implement a Zero Suicide approach should apply. Applications are due by December 31, 2015.
On September 21 and 22, 2015, forty individuals representing multiple countries will gather at the Capital City Club in Atlanta, Georgia as part of the International Initiative for Mental Health Leadership (IIMHL) conference to jointly craft an International Declaration for Zero Suicide in Healthcare. “Zero Suicide in Healthcare 2015: an International Declaration and Social Movement” is a joint effort of the International Institute for Mental Health Leadership (IIMHL) and the International Association of Suicide Prevention (IASP).
Edward Coffey, M.D. President and CEO Menninger Clinic
Jenna Heise, M.A. Suicide Prevention Coordinator, Texas Department of State Health Services
This hands-on pre-conference workshop will help launch organizations interested in adopting a Zero Suicide approach. Participants will learn to describe the Zero Suicide core elements, complete an organizational self-study, identify key next steps, and describe the tools available to health care organizations seeking to adopt a Zero Suicide approach.
During this panel Zero Suicide faculty will present preliminary results of work done at Institute for Family Health, Centerstone, and Group Health Cooperative that demonstrates improved outcomes and/or reduced costs.