June 05, 2015
Zero Suicide Featured in US News and World Report

Health care systems are beginning to embrace Zero Suicide, an ambitious campaign of the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention. Not just a hopeful phrase, Zero Suicide requires a systemwide transformation to pull the entire team into the prevention effort. Becky Stoll, vice president of crisis and disaster management for Centerstone, a behavioral health care provider based in Nashville, Tennessee, and serving several states, says her system launched its program about 20 months ago. Centerstone's patients are treated for conditions such as anxiety, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, she notes, placing them at a higher risk for suicide compared to the general population.

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