Systems describe their experience in implementing and measuring Zero Suicide approaches.

What are the outcomes of Zero Suicide?

Case studies provide compelling insights.

Results from systems implementing Zero Suicide are rolling in. Reported benefits of using the Zero Suicide model have included a spectrum of care improvements including increases in quality of care and also longer-term outcomes such as reductions in suicide deaths, decreases in hospitalizations, and cost savings. Follow the path of systems like yours to learn how to shape your own Zero Suicide outcomes.

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Manchester Health
The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester
The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester (MHCGM) in New Hampshire is a private nonprofit system and Community Mental Health Center.
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Wellstone Regional Hospital
Wellstone Regional Hospital

Wellstone Regional Hospital serves multiple counties in Indiana and Kentucky and is part of the Universal Health Services (UHS) system which is the largest inpatient psychiatric hospital system in the United States. Since 2015, dozens of hospitals across the UHS system have implemented Zero Suicide.

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Riveredge Hospital
Riveredge Hospital

Riveredge Hospital is the largest free-standing psychiatric facility in the state of Illinois and is part of the Universal Health Services (UHS) system which is the largest inpatient psychiatric hospital system in the United States. Since 2015 dozens of hospitals across the UHS system have implemented Zero Suicide.

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Chickasaw Nation Departments of Health and Family Services

The Chickasaw Nation Departments of Health and Family Services began Zero Suicide implementation in September 2016, first starting in the emergency department (ED) and soon after expanding to all clinical settings (outpatient clinic visits, dental visits, ED visits, acute and intensive care unit admissions).

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Bronson
Bronson Healthcare System

Bronson Healthcare system serves patients and families throughout southwest Michigan and northern Indiana by offering a full range of services from primary care to advanced critical care. In 2015, Bronson created a behavioral health department and, in 2016, was awarded a $160,000 grant from Priority Health to develop integrated behavioral health (IBH) teams and to implement Zero Suicide in all settings, starting with primary care.

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Kaiser Permanente
Kaiser Permanente
Focused systems-wide suicide prevention efforts began at Kaiser Permanente (KP) in 2014, but gained traction in 2016 with KP’s growing awareness of the Zero Suicide framework and an interest in the significant outcomes demonstrated by other organizations in the health care industry.
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UMass Memorial Health Care System
UMass Memorial Health Care system (UMMHC) has been implementing the Zero Suicide framework in a stepped approach since 2016. The effort was precipitated by a grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to study Zero Suicide implementation across a large health care system