The foundational belief of Zero Suicide is that suicide deaths for individuals under the care of health and behavioral health systems are preventable. For systems dedicated to improving patient safety, Zero Suicide presents an aspirational challenge and practical framework for system-wide transformation toward safer suicide care.
Get Started with Zero Suicide
Like any continuous quality improvement initiative, Zero Suicide implementation is a long-term commitment. Get started by learning more about Zero Suicide, accessing the Quick Guide to Getting started, and joining the Zero Suicide community.
Zero Suicide provides a practical framework to help support a system-wide focus on safer suicide care, even in these challenging times.
Lived experience expert Diana Cortez-Yanez discusses transitions through care and the supportive contacts that helped her recover.
In 2019, the Rotterdam International Declaration for Zero Suicide Healthcare was published.
The Zero Suicide Institute
The Zero Suicide Institute at EDC contracts with leadership teams ready to discover how Zero Suicide can transform their systems, collaborate with national experts and peers, and develop their own implementation plans. Services include the in-person Zero Suicide Academy® and virtual implementation support.