Lived Experience | Community ResourcesDidi Hirsh Mental Health Services Support & Therapy Best Practices Manual

In their Support & Therapy Best Practices Manual, Didi Hirsh Mental Health Services, in Culver City, CA provides information on their support group for those who have survived a suicide attempt, which has become a model for other suicide prevention centers nationally and internationally. Their curriculum was placed on a national registry of best practices and has been downloaded by more than 1,500 mental health providers in every state and 35 countries. The manual can be downloaded for free on their website.


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.