News and Events

Zero Suicide is an evolving initiative. Check out upcoming events as well as the newest stories, resources, and tools. 


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Feb 08 2016
Utah Zero Suicide Academy
Utah Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health
Salt Lake City, Utah

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. 

Sep 21 2015
Zero Suicide: International Declaration & Social Movement
Institute for Mental Health Leadership Annual Leadership Exchange
Atlanta, GA

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).

Aug 19 2015
Overview of Texas and National Zero Suicide Initiatives
Texas Suicide Prevention Symposium: Coming Together to Care 2015
Houston, TX
The opening session at Texas Suicide Prevention Symposium: Coming Together to Care 2015 will feature Texas and national leaders in the Zero Suicide movement:
Mike Maples, Deputy Commissioner for Texas Department of State Health Services
Lynn Lasky Clark, M.S.W.  President and CEO Mental Health America of Texas
Mike Hogan, Ph.D.  Independent Advisor, Hogan Health Solutions, LLC
Edward Coffey, M.D.   President and CEO  Menninger Clinic 
Jenna Heise, M.A. Suicide Prevention Coordinator, Texas Department of State Health Services
Apr 19 2015
The Zero Suicide Approach: Providing Suicide Safer Care in Health Care Settings
National Council for Behavioral Health Annual Conference
Orlando, FL

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.

Apr 17 2015
Achieving the Triple Aim: Early Results of the Zero Suicide Initiative
American Association of Suicidology Annual Conference
Atlanta, GA

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.


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