Resources

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

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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.

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The Zero Suicide Organizational Self-Study is designed to allow your organization to assess what elements of suicide safer care it currently has in place. It should be used early in the launch of a Zero Suicide initiative by a full implementation team to assess organizational strengths and weaknesses prior to developing a work plan.

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Wondering how to get started with Zero Suicide in your organization? This quick guide outlines ten steps to getting started.

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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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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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This letter can be used and adapted to request that staff complete the Zero Suicide Workforce Survey. It should be sent from the chief executive officer, or someone else in a position of leadership, to all staff members.  

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The Clinician Survivor Task Force provides consultation, support, and education to psychotherapists and other mental health professionals to assist them in understanding and responding to their personal/professional loss resulting from the suicide death of a patient/client and/or family member.

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This letter can be used and adapted to announce the commitment to improve the care provided to patients who are struggling with suicide and the adoption of the Zero Suicide approach. It should be sent from the chief executive officer, or someone else in a position of leadership, to all staff members.

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