Suicide

SPRC Training Institute

Over 10,000 mental health professionals have participated in Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk, a training developed by SPRC which has shown to significantly increase clinicians' confidence

Understanding and Treating the Complex Puzzle of Non-Suicidal Self-Injury

Date: 
February 12, 2014

One of the most challenging problems for clinicians and other professionals is dealing effectively with non-suicidal self-injury.

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The archive and the slides are available here: http://suicideprevention-icrc-s.org/understanding-and-treating-complex-p...

The Intersection of Suicide Research and Public Health Practice: Alcohol Abuse and Suicide

Date: 
January 29, 2014

The Intersection of Suicide Research and Public Health Practice: Alcohol Abuse and Suicide, the first webinar in the Injury Control Research Center for Suicide Prevention’s (ICRC-S) 2014 webinar serie

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The archive and the slides are available here: http://suicideprevention-icrc-s.org/intersection-suicide-research-and-pu...

Collaboration between Researchers and Practitioners to Advance Adolescent Suicide Prevention

Date: 
October 31, 2013

This webinar described efforts of the Injury Prevention Center (IPC) at Connecticut Children's Medical Center to address adolescent suicide.

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Watch the archive and download the slides: http://suicideprevention-icrc-s.org/collaboration-between-researchers-an...

Using Science to Improve Communications About Suicide Among Military and Veteran Populations: Looking for a Few Good Messages

Linda Langford, David Litts, and Jane L. Pearson. Using Science to Improve Communications About Suicide Among Military and Veteran Populations: Looking for a Few Good Messages. American Journal of Public Health: January 2013, Vol. 103, No. 1, pp. 31-38.
doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2012.300905

Concern about suicide in US military and veteran populations has prompted efforts to identify more effective prevention measures.

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Order this article from the American Journal of Public Health.

New Key Leader Appointed to the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention

The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention is pleased to announce the selection of Doryn D. Chervin, DrPH, as its new Executive Secretary.

Dr. Doryn Chervin brings three decades of high-level public health expertise

Building Momentum. Taking Action. Saving Lives. 2012-2013 Annual Report

Publication date: 
2014
Author(s): 
Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention
Funder: 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Mental Health Services

The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance)provides leadership by advancing the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention (NSSP) in areas requiring coordination and leverage a

[Infographic] Magnitude of Firearm-Related Fatalities in Children & Youth

Publication date: 
2013
Author(s): 
Children's Safety Network
Project Name: 
Children's Safety Network: National Injury and Violence Prevention Resource Center
Funder: 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau

In 2010, 6,581 children and youth ages 0-24 died from firearm-related injuries in the US.

Preventing Suicide, Together

What began as a suicide prevention effort in one Oklahoma tribal community has now expanded into a regional program promoting positive mental health.

The wounds left by suicide heal slowly.

A Strategic Approach to Suicide Prevention in High Schools

Date: 
September 23, 2013
Time: 
3:00-4:00 PM EST

This webinar will provide an overview of the research on school-based suicide prevention programs and identify resources that can be helpful in developing and implementing your own program.

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