Roadmap to Resilience by Dr.
In their Support & Therapy Best Practices Manual, Didi Hirsh Mental Health Services, in Culver City, CA provides information on their support group for those who have survived a suicide attempt, which has become a model for other suicide prevention centers nationally and in
American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations are at higher risk for suicide than other ethnic and racial groups, with youth and young adults being particularly at risk. Studies have found that strengthening community connectedness can help promote resilience and coping skills.
SPRC developed this toolkit to assist organizations and agencies leading suicide prevention programs in their communities with recruiting and engaging individuals with lived experience. It may also be useful for other organizations and agencies working in suicide prevention and care.
National Center for Trauma-Informed Care trainer Leah Harris discusses the many ways lived experience expertise can increase the quality of treatment and foster trust between care providers and those receiving care.
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Lived Experience expert Diana Cortez-Yanez relates the care she received that made a positive impact on her recovery.
The availability of support groups specific to attempt survivors, peer-operated warm lines, and the presence of peer navigators can greatly enhance traditional care for those at risk of suicide. During this webinar you will hear from presenters who have used unique approaches, incorporating the v
Leah Harris, Director of Communications & Development at the National Empowerment Center, shares her thoughts about the importance of involving people with lived experiences in leadership roles, to improve screening, assessment, and patient engagement.
The Way Forward report, authored by the Suicide Attempt Survivors Task Force of the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention, provides recommendations based on evidence-based practices which incorporate personal lived experience of recovery and resilience.