Expert researchers share questions and findings about the effectiveness of the Zero Suicide approach.
Clinical and academic research into Zero Suicide is developing.
Although published literature on the impact of Zero Suicide is limited, researchers are weighing in on everything from the need for suicide prevention measures in health care settings, how to achieve and measure dramatic reductions in suicide rates, and recommendations from on-going evaluations of the Zero Suicide model.
This Health Affairs article discusses suicide as a significant public health problem and makes the case that suicide care must be a core priority in health care.
This letter to the editor in Psychiatric Services updates the 2006 article “Pursuing Perfect Depression Care” with more recent results from the Henry Ford Health System’s Zero Suicide initiative. <
This study summarizes the Perfect Depression Care initiative and describes recent work to spread this quality improvement initiative.
This most recent article on Henry Ford Health System’s Perfect Depression Care has four key takeaways:
"Compliance Standards Pave the Way for Reducing Suicide in Health Care Systems" is a Journal of Health Care Compliance article about how the Action Alliance catalyzed the Zero Suicide init
Evaluation of the Zero Suicide framework is ongoing at six Health Care Systems Research Network (HCSRN) member health systems implementing Zero Suicide.
Hampton , T. (2010). Depression care effort brings dramatic drop in large HMO population’s suicide rate. JAMA, 303(19), 1903–1905.