- PodcastsNation-wide health care and lived experience experts talk about a facet of quality care transitions.
Suicide is the second leading cause of death among youth ages 10–24Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS) [online]. (June 2020).
Roadmap to Resilience, by Dr.
The current need for social distancing and isolation related to the COVID-19 pandemic has necessitated a quick expansion of the provision of mental health services via remote platforms.
- ToolsBest Practices in Care Transitions for Individuals with Suicide Risk: Inpatient Care to Outpatient Care
To help close these gaps that put individuals at increased risk for suicide after a psychiatric hospitalization, the Action Alliance (Care Transitions Advisory Group) developed
- ReadingsThe Return on Investment of Postdischarge Follow-Up Calls for Suicidal Ideation or Deliberate Self-Harm
Abstract: Providing follow-up calls to patients after they leave the hospital is not only good clinical practice, but it can help with the bottom line.
The Prevention in Primary Care: A Toolkit for Primary Care Clinicians and Leaders provides information summarized for providers speaking to clients about suicide risk, including some helpful provider communication tips, a list of recommended trainings and resources to learn more, leaders
Hopewell Health Centers has shared sample caring contact cards that they send to their clients. Each includes a graphic and a caring message.
The Utah Zero Suicide Learning Collaborative has put together a Safe Care Transition for Suicide Prevention toolkit aimed at addressing the lack of support too many individuals experience when undergoing transitions in care.
Netcare has shared eight examples of the non-demand caring contact work done at their organization. The PDF also includes several ideas and considerations for making non-demand caring contacts.