This brochure offers emergency department providers tips for enhancing treatment for people who have attempted suicide. It also offers information about communicating with families, HIPAA, patient discharge, and resources for medical professionals, patients, and their families.
This manual offers guidelines for working with suicidal adults living with substance use disorders. It covers risk factors and warning signs for suicide, core competencies, and clinical vignettes. Access the literature review.
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.
This wallet card lists signs for suicide risk. It urges those showing any of the signs to contact a mental health professional or to call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
This report outlines a national strategy to guide actions for suicide prevention. It highlights objectives and goals across four strategic directions: wellness and empowerment, prevention services, treatment and support services, and surveillance.
This report presents an overview of a national strategy designed to guide suicide prevention activities over the next decade. It describes the need for a national suicide prevention strategy, its overall goals, and objectives based on four strategic directions.
This fact sheet offers strategies for suicide prevention. It provides facts about suicide, including its prevalence and at-risk populations. This resource also lists warning signs of suicidal behavior, and describes how to help someone who is at risk for suicide.
Esta tarjeta para la cartera lista las senales de alerta del suicidio e incita a los que exhiben cualquiera de estas senales a comunicarse con un profesional de salud mental o a llamar a la linea directa de prevencion del suicidio. Aparece el numero telefónico de la línea de la Red nacional de prevención del suicidio.
This toolkit arms disaster recovery workers with materials that aid in responding effectively to the general public during and after a disaster, and in dealing with workplace stress. The toolkit includes SAFE-T practice guidelines, and suicide prevention wallet cards. It also includes guides for parents, caregivers, teachers, and others. Access the Disaster Kit on your mobile phone by downloading the SAMHSA Disaster App.
This resource gives a brief overview on conducting a suicide assessment using a five-step evaluation and triage plan. The five-step plan involves identifying risk factors and protective factors, conducting a suicide inquiry, determining risk level and interventions, and documenting a treatment plan. Download SAMHSA's Suicide Safe mobile app on your mobile device.
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