Resources

A multi-source collection of readings, tools, videos, and webinars to help you understand and implement Zero Suicide.

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Train | Web

Virna Little, Senior Vice President—Psychosocial Services at the Institute for Family Health, talks about prioritizing training in suicide care.

Train | Web

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.

Lead | Web

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.

Lead | Web

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.

Lead | Web

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.

Lead | Web

Mike Hogan, Co-chair of the Zero Suicide Advisory Group, talks about applying the core concepts of the patient safety movement to prevent suicide.

Improve | Web

Coffey, M. J. (2015). Perfect Depression Care Spread: The Traction of Zero Suicides. JCOM, 22(3).

Transition | Web

Boyer, C. A., McAlpine, D. D., Pottick, K. J., & Olfson, M. (2000). Identifying risk factors and key strategies in linkage to outpatient psychiatric care. American Journal of Psychiatry, 157(10), 1592-1598.

Treat | Web

Boyer, C. A., McAlpine, D. D., Pottick, K. J., & Olfson, M. (2000). Identifying risk factors and key strategies in linkage to outpatient psychiatric care. American Journal of Psychiatry, 157(10), 1592-1598.

Treat | Web

Reducing a suicidal person’s access to highly lethal means is an important part of a comprehensive approach to suicide prevention. This website from the Harvard School of Public Health describes how a person attempts suicide plays an important role in whether they live or die.

Treat | Web

Ahmedani, B. K., & Vannoy, S. (2014). National pathways for suicide prevention and health services research. American journal of preventive medicine, 47(3), S222-S228.

Treat | Web

Comtois, K. A., Jobes, D. A., S O'Connor, S., Atkins, D. C., Janis, K., E Chessen, C., ... & Yuodelis‐Flores, C. (2011). Collaborative assessment and management of suicidality (CAMS): feasibility trial for next‐day appointment services. Depression and Anxiety, 28(11), 963-972.

Treat | Web

Stanley, B., Brown, G., Brent, D. A., Wells, K., Poling, K., Curry, J., ... & Hughes, J. (2009). Cognitive-behavioral therapy for suicide prevention (CBT-SP): treatment model, feasibility, and acceptability. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 48(10), 1005-1013.

Treat | Web

Berrouiguet, S., Gravey, M., Le Galudec, M., Alavi, Z., & Walter, M. (2014). Post-acute crisis text messaging outreach for suicide prevention: A pilot study. Psychiatry research, 217(3), 154-157.

Identify | Web

Following SAMHSA-funded evaluations that indicated the need for more consistent, uniform suicide risk assessment practices for crisis call centers, Lifeline assembled its Standards, Training & Practices Subcommittee (STPS). STPS developed evidence-informed Suicide Risk Assessment Standards and the Lifeline adopted these standards as policy, and verified full network membership adherence with these standards. The Suicide Risk Assessment Standards focus on four core principles: Suicidal Desire, Suicidal Capability, Suicidal Intent and Buffers along with the subcomponents for each.

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