Mike Hogan, Co-Lead of the Zero Suicide Advsory Group and former Commissioner of the New York State Office of Mental Health, explains how suicide in health care should be thought of as a never event.
A multi-source collection of readings, tools, videos, and webinars to help you understand and implement Zero Suicide.
Ed Coffey, CEO of Behavioral Health Services at Henry Ford Health System, discusses the origins Zero Suicide in Perfect Depression Care.
This worksheet is intended to assist health and behavioral health care organizations in developing a data-driven, quality improvement approach to suicide care. The worksheet (1) reflects the top areas of measurement that behavioral health care organizations should strive for to maintain fidelity to a comprehensive suicide care model; and (2) includes a list of supplemental measures that organizations may want to consider. The Data Elements Worksheet should be completed every three months, and an evaluation team should use the findings to determine areas for improvement.
Can Suicide Be a Never Event? is a short PowerPoint presentation with speaking points that Zero Suicide champions can customize to present to any audience—organization CEOs, board of directors, senior management, or staff.
David Jobes, PhD, ABPP, Professor of Psychology, Associate Director of Clinical Training, The Catholic University of America, outlines the evidence-based interventions that directly address suicidal thoughts and behaviors.
Becky Stoll, Vice President for Crisis and Disaster Management at Centerstone, discusses the way that the electronic health record can be used to ensure patients with suicide risk are closely monitored.
Virna Little, Senior Vice President—Psychosocial Services at the Institute for Family Health, provides a description of the company's recording and monitoring of assessment and treatment history for patients at risk of suicide.
Becky Stoll, Vice President for Crisis and Disaster Management at Centerstone, describes how Centerstone engages clients in a suicide care pathway.
David Covington, Co-lead of the Zero Suicide Advisory Group, highlights the potential impact of training the entire workforce.
Virna Little, Senior Vice President—Psychosocial Services at the Institute for Family Health, talks about prioritizing training in suicide care.
David Covington, Co-lead of the Zero Suicide Advisory Group, asserts that all staff need skills to interact with people in care at risk of suicide.
Leah Harris, Director of Communications & Development at the National Empowerment Center, shares her thoughts about the importance of involving people with lived experiences in leadership roles, to improve screening, assessment, and patient engagement.
David Covington, Co-lead of the Zero Suicide Advisory Group, discusses the need to move suicide prevention to a central focus in behavioral health care.
Becky Stoll, Vice President for Crisis and Disaster Management at Centerstone, and Virna Little, Senior Vice President—Psychosocial Services at the Institute for Family Health, describe their respective strategies for involving leadership in a Zero Suicide initiative.
Mike Hogan, Co-chair of the Zero Suicide Advisory Group, talks about applying the core concepts of the patient safety movement to prevent suicide.
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