Screening and Assessment

Implementation Tools

SPRC designed this guide to assist Emergency Department (ED) health care professionals with decisions...

Implementation Tools

The Suicide Prevention Resource Center has created a seven-minute video about The Patient Safety Screener...

Implementation Tools

The Ask Suicide-Screening Questions (ASQ) Toolkit is a free resource for medical settings (emergency...

Articles and Readings

A concise explainer of the research base for the Identify element of the Zero Suicide approach....

Articles and Readings

Most clinicians-in-training learn to summarize suicide risk in a categorical probability judgment...

Videos and Podcasts

Leah Harris, Director of Communications & Development at the National Empowerment Center, shares her thoughts about the importance of involving people with lived experiences...

Implementation Tools

Following SAMHSA-funded evaluations that indicated the need for more consistent, uniform suicide risk...

Videos and Podcasts

Becky Stoll, Vice President for Crisis and Disaster Management at Centerstone, underscores the need to screen every patient for suicide risk.

Articles and Readings

Posner, K., Brown, G. K., Stanley, B., Brent, D. A., Yershova, K. V., Oquendo, M., . . . Mann, J. J. (2011). The Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS): Initial...

Articles and Readings

Bryan, C. J., & Rudd, M. D. (2006). Advances in the assessment of suicide risk. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 62(2), 185–200.

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