A Review of the Literature and Recommendations Download only This paper examines what is known about suicide clusters within American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations and uses that information to provide recommendations for stakeholders working to prevent and contain suicide clusters within AI/AN communities. Publication ID SMA17-5050 Publication Date February 2017 Format White Paper Download Suicide Clusters within American Indian and Alaska Native Communities PDF 778.3 KB Find Related Information Audience Federal Tribal Partners Media National Tribal Organizations Prevention Professionals Professional Care Providers Program Planners, Administrators, & Project Managers Public Health Professionals Public Officials You May Also Be Interested In Behavioral Health Barometer, 2013 This report presents a set of substance use and mental health indicators from population and treatment facility-based data sets. It provides point-in-time and trend data reflecting the status and progress of improving key behavioral health indicators. National Strategy for Suicide Prevention Implementation Assessment Report This report is an assessment of the implementation of the revised 2012 National Strategy for Suicide Prevention. The report attempts to provide a snapshot of recent efforts to implement the goals and objectives of the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention and makes suggestions for increasing the effectiveness of these implementation efforts. Suicide Safe For individuals at risk of suicide, primary and behavioral health care settings provide unique opportunities to connect with the health care system and access effective treatment. Suicide Safe is a free mobile app that helps providers integrate suicide prevention strategies into their practice and address suicide risk among their patients. The Suicide Safe app is based on SAMHSA's Suicide Assessment Five-Step Evaluation and Triage (SAFE-T) card. An Introduction to Co-Occurring Borderline Personality Disorder and Substance Use Disorders This guide introduces professional care providers to borderline personality disorder (BPD). It covers signs and symptoms of BPD, with or without co-occurring substance use disorder. The guide also discusses the importance of monitoring clients for self-harm and suicide, and referrals to treatment. Behavioral Health Barometer, Volume 4 This report presents national data about the prevalence of behavioral health conditions. This data includes the rate of serious mental illness, suicidal thoughts, substance use, and underage drinking. The report also highlights the percentages of those who seek treatment for these conditions. The state-level Barometers contain valuable insight into the behavioral health needs and the unique challenges faced by communities across the country. This analysis can help public health authorities and others determine the best ways of meeting behavioral health care needs and disparities among various communities. A Guide for Funeral Directors: Supporting Survivors of Suicide Loss This brochure provides guidance to funeral directors to support survivors of suicide loss. It describes the impact of death by suicide on survivors, how to deal with negative public perceptions, and steps to manage stress.