Please join us Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Eastern Time for “Exploring the Impact of Suicide Prevention Research in Health Care Settings,” with speakers Ursula Whiteside, PhD and Brian Ahmedani, PhD, LMSW.
Crisis services should be a cornerstone of any community’s suicide prevention strategy. On this page you will find an overview of current thinking on this topic, and a list of resources, models, and trainings to help you build a full continuum of crisis care.
During the Fall, the Carson J Spencer Foundation and the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention hosted an international forum on workplace suicide prevention. Over 70 CEOs and community influencers attended including several members of AAS attended.
The Injury Control Research Center for Suicide Prevention (ICRC-S), a CDC-funded research center focusing on a public health approach to suicide prevention and research, began its third annual webinar series on January 20, 2015...
The purpose of this announcement is to support research to rigorously evaluate the effectiveness of innovative and promising programs or policies to prevent suicidal self-directed violence (called suicidal behavior herein) and reduce proximal outcomes among middle-aged males, ages 35-64. The results from this research will expand the evidence base of effective and scalable suicide prevention strategies for middle-aged men.
Researchers from John Hopkins University tracked more than 5,000 Danish people who had attempted suicide and later received psychosocial counselling. They found suicides went down by 26% after five years, compared to people who had no therapy sessions.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. The Lifeline’s national network of local crisis centers provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals day and night.
The Laboratory for the Treatment of Suicide-Related Ideation and Behavior at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology in Bethesda, Maryland is accepting applications from psychologists and associated health professionals for a full-time Postdoctoral Fellowship.