SPRC presents a video series with expert advice on treating patients at risk of suicide during the COVID-19 pandemic. Adapted from an SPRC webinar, the series includes three brief videos on initiating and maintaining remote contact with clients, assessing suicide risk, and developing a safety plan remotely.
Roadmap to Resilience by Dr.
- ToolsCenterstone Clinical and Administrative Policies and Procedures: Securing Weapons for Suicidal/Homicidal Clients
These policies and procedures from Centerstone of Tennessee were developed to ensure weapons potentially suicidal and/or homicidal clients wish to relinquish are secured in a safe and appropriate manner.
SAMHSA’s Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT) and the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) hosted a national webinar series that explores the intersection of opioid misuse, overdose, and suicide—with an in-depth look at chronic pain as a contributing factor to these r
- ReadingsRocky Mountain Short Takes on Suicide Prevention: Never Worry Alone—The VA Suicide Risk Management Consultation Program
In this episode, Rocky Mountain MIRECC for VA Suicide Prevention speaks with Dr. Bridget Matarazzo about the VA Suicide Risk Management Consultation Program.
The Rocky Mountain MIRECC for Suicide Prevention, part of the Department of Veterans Affairs, is offering a free consultation program for any clinician and provider who works with any Veteran at risk for suicide.
- PodcastsRocky Mountain Short Takes on Suicide Prevention: Promoting Lethal Means Safety to Prevent Veteran Suicide with Joe Simonetti
Dr. Joseph Simonetti, MD, MPH, physician and suicide prevention researcher talks with the Rocky Mountain MIRECC for VA Suicide Prevention about the disproportionate role that firearms take in Veteran suicides.
"Rocky Mountain Short Takes on Suicide Prevention: Talking to Patients about Firearm Safety" is a conversation about firearm safety between the host, Adam Hoffberg, and Emmy Betz, an emergency room physician at the University of Colorado Hospital.
Bryan, C.J., Stone, S.L., & Rudd, M.D. (2011). A practical, evidence-based approach for means-restriction counseling with suicidal patients. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 42(5), 339–346.
Reducing access to lethal means, such as firearms and medication, can determine whether a person at risk for suicide lives or dies. This free online course from the Suicide Prevention Resource Center focuses on how to reduce access to the methods people use to kill themselves.