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 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. 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. To Live To See the Great Day That Dawns: Preventing Suicide by American Indian and Alaska Native Youth and Young Adults This manual lays the groundwork for community-based suicide prevention and mental health promotion plans for American Indian and Alaska Native teens and young adults. It addresses risks, protective factors and awareness, and describes prevention models for action. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Wallet Card: Assessing Suicide Risk: Initial Tips for Counselors This wallet card helps counselors identify people at risk for suicide. It presents information on what to do if someone is having suicidal thoughts, and lists warning signs of suicidal behavior. The card also gives the number to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Wallet Card: Having Trouble Coping? This wallet card lists signs of depression. It urges people to call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline if they or someone is having trouble coping after a traumatic event.