Best & Promising Practices

  • The Best Practices Registry for Suicide Prevention (BPR): A collaborative project of the Suicide Prevention Resource Center and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the Best Practices Registry (BPR) is a sortable and searchable registry containing: Section I) evidence-based programs, Section II) expert and consensus statements, and Section III) programs, practices, and policies whose content has been reviewed according to specific standards. Programs in Section I are archived in SAMHSA’s National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices (NREPP) database. 

  • Promising Practices to Prevent Adolescent Suicide: What We Can Learn from New Jersey New Jersey has one of the lowest state-level adolescent suicide rates. The state has implemented a wide variety of policies and programs identified in the professional literature as important in addressing teen suicide. This report provides an in-depth examination of those policies and practices which collectively appear to have played a major role in reducing the rate of adolescent suicide.

  • OJJDP Model Programs Guide The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's Model Programs Guide and database are designed to assist practitioners and communities in implementing evidence-based prevention and intervention programs. While primarily geared toward justice-involved youth, it includes programs addressing suicide and suicidal behavior.