A Toolkit for Senior Living Communities (SPARK Kit) Download only This toolkit equips senior living staff with resources to promote mental health, suicide prevention, and encourages active participation among residents. It includes guidelines for integrating suicide prevention into ongoing programs, hands-on tools, and training manuals. Publication ID SMA10-4515 Publication Date June 2010 Format Kit Download Emotional Health, Preventing Suicide: Toolkit for Senior Living PDF 914 KB guide.gettingstarted.pdf PDF 1.36 MB trainersmanual.pdf PDF 3.89 MB Show all files (4 hidden) factsheets.pdf PDF 482.95 KB powerpointforstaffworkshop1.pdf PDF 926.91 KB powerpointforstaffworkshop2.pdf PDF 608.07 KB powerpointforfamilyandresidentworkshop.pdf PDF 531.8 KB Find Related Information Audience Professional Care Providers Program Planners, Administrators, & Project Managers Population Group Older Adults as Population Group You May Also Be Interested In National Strategy for Suicide Prevention 2012: Overview 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. National Strategy for Suicide Prevention 2012: How You Can Play a Role in Preventing Suicide 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. Preventing Suicide: A Toolkit for High Schools This toolkit assists high schools and school districts in designing and implementing strategies to prevent suicide and promote behavioral health. The toolkit includes tools to implement a multifaceted suicide prevention program that responds to the needs and cultures of students. Access the high school kit promotional flyer. TIP 48: Managing Depressive Symptoms in Substance Abuse Clients During Early Recovery This guide helps substance use counselors treat clients with symptoms of depression and substance use conditions. Program administrators will learn how to integrate depression treatment into early drug treatment. The guidelines cover screening, assessment, treatment, counseling, cultural competence, and continuing care. Preventing and Responding to Suicide Clusters in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities Report This report examines suicide clusters within American Indian and Alaska Native communities. It discusses effective prevention strategies, and offers resources to communities to decrease the prevalence of these clusters. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Wallet Card: Suicide Prevention: Learn the Warning Signs 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.