Zero Suicide Toolkit

Zero Suicide operationalizes the core components necessary for health care systems to transform suicide care into seven elements.

How to use the Zero Suicide Toolkit

Navigate the Zero Suicide Toolkit by clicking on an element below. Within each element section, find a description of what each element is, why it is necessary to Zero Suicide implementation, a summary of supporting research, and key readings and tools. Use the navigation bar that appears at the top of each element page to jump between sections.


What is Zero Suicide?
  • PDF
Suicide Care in Systems Framework WEB
The Power of Zero: Steps Toward High Reliability Health Care WEB


Quick Guide to Getting Started with Zero Suicide PDF
Zero Suicide Organizational Self-Study PDF
Zero Suicide Work Plan Template PDF

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.