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

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Behavioral Tech, founded by Dr. Marsha Linehan, the developer of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), trains mental health care providers and treatment teams who work with complex and severely disordered populations to use compassionate, scientifically valid treatments and to implement and evaluate these treatments in their practice setting. 

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The Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is a leading international source for training, therapy, and resources in CBT. Their Center for Training delivers workshops to a worldwide audience of mental health professionals, researchers, and educators.

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The Zero Suicide Work Plan Template should be used by an implementation team after completing the Zero Suicide Organizational Self-Study. It is organized by the various elements included as part of the comprehensive Zero Suicide model.

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Brown, G. K., & Jager-Hyman, S. (2014). Evidence-based psychotherapies for suicide prevention: future directions. American journal of preventive medicine, 47(3), S186-S194.

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Weiss, A. P. (2009). Quality improvement in healthcare: the six Ps of root-cause analysis. Am J Psychiatry, 166(372).

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Jayaram, G., & Triplett, P. (2008). Quality improvement of psychiatric care: challenges of emergency psychiatry. The American journal of psychiatry, 165(10), 1256-1260.

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This online RCA toolkit is designed to be a resource for any facility that would like to establish or improve their RCA process. It contains sample policies, position descriptions and agendas, graphic organizers and visual aids, question guides, invitations and ground rules, case studies and other documents that facilities can use to educate their staff, their RCA facilitators, or their leaders about this process.

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The Joint Commission Root Cause Analysis and Action Plan tool has 24 analysis questions. This framework is intended to provide a template for answering the analysis questions and aid organizing the steps in a root cause analysis. 

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This report uses New York State Office of Mental Health incident reports to present historical data and a discussion of factors hospitals identified in their root cause analyses that may have contributed to the suicides or areas that otherwise called for improved performance.

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Jobes, D. A. (2012). The Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality (CAMS): an evolving evidence‐based clinical approach to suicidal risk. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 42(6), 640-653.

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Linehan, M. M., Comtois, K. A., Murray, A. M., Brown, M. Z., Gallop, R. J., Heard, H. L., ... Lindenboim, N. (2006). Two-year randomized controlled trial and follow-up of dialectical behavior therapy vs therapy by experts for suicidal behaviors and borderline personality disorder. Archives of general psychiatry, 63(7), 757-766. 

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Brown, G. K., Ten Have, T., Henriques, G. R., Xie, S. X., Hollander, J. E., & Beck, A. T. (2005). Cognitive therapy for the prevention of suicide attempts: a randomized controlled trial. Jama, 294(5), 563-570.

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This two-page, printable PDF describes the Zero Suicide approach and provides a brief history of the initiative.

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These guidelines from Centerstone of Tennessee were developed to aid surviving family members, other clients, and staff in the event a Centerstone client dies by suicide.

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These policies and procedures from Centerstone of Tennessee were developed to ensure weapons potentially suicidal and/or homicidal clients wish to relinquish are secured in a safe and appropriate manner.

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