Identify | Implementation ToolsASQ Toolkit

The Ask Suicide-Screening Questions (ASQ) Toolkit provides resources tailored to the emergency department, inpatient medical/surgical unit, outpatient primary care, and specialty clinics. It includes a brief suicide risk screening tool, resources for effectively implementing suicide risk screening, and guides for managing patients who screen positive. The toolkit also provides guidance for engaging families and creating a safety plan.


SPRC and the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention are able to make this web site available thanks to support from Universal Health Services (UHS), the Zero Suicide Institute at EDC, and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) (grant 1 U79 SM0559945).

No official endorsement by SAMHSA, DHHS, or UHS for the information on this web site is intended or should be inferred.