The purpose of this document is to provide trauma-informed telehealth guidance regarding safety assessment and planning for youth with suicidal or self-harm ideation and behaviors.
- ToolsTrauma-Informed Telehealth Considerations for Youth with Suicidal and Self-Harm Ideation and Behaviors
Roadmap to Resilience, by Dr.
Mental health professionals continue to provide therapy for patients using telehealth despite this new era of quarantine and COVID-19.
Zero Suicide provides a practical framework to help support a system-wide focus on safer suicide care, even in these challenging times.
With the emergence of this public health crisis and the need to socially isolate, most providers have moved to telehealth. For both providers and for patients, this may be a new practice. Research suggests that telemedicine can be as effective as face-to-face care.
- ToolsZero Suicide Keys for Sustainability for Health and Behavioral Health Care Programs in Indian Country
This guide lists key elements for sustainability for health and behavioral health care programs implementing Zero Suicide in Indian Country.
- ToolsAddendum to the Workforce Survey Related to Providing Culturally Appropriate Safer Care in Tribal and IHS-Led SystemsThe Zero Suicide Workforce Survey contains skills and knowledge-based queries for providing suicide-safer care based on the Zero Suicide framework for health and behavioral health care settings.
In 2001, Henry Ford Behavioral Health was the first to pioneer and conceptualize “zero suicides” as a goal, and develop a care pathway to assess and modify suicide risk for patients with depression.
The ZEST toolkit is intended to provide guidance and support to community behavioral health centers in Texas to implement the zero suicide framework. The toolkit outlines goals for each core component and provides tools and resources to guide implementation activities.
The Institute for Family Health makes it a policy to provide all staff in their Psychosocial Services Department with training on suicide prevention.