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Approaches

Approaches
  • Identify and Assist
  • Increase Help-Seeking
  • Effective Care/Treatment
  • Care Transitions/Linkages

Strategy

Strategy
  • Promote connectedness
  • Teach coping and problem-solving skills
  • Identify and support people at risk
  • Strengthen access and delivery of suicide care

Topics

Topics
  • Reduce risk factors
  • Promote protective factors
  • Improve community factors
  • Improve suicide care (postvention)
  • Improve healthcare system quality

Prevention Level

Prevention Level
  • Promotion
  • Prevention
  • Treatment Care
  • Maintenance

Evidence Type

Evidence Type
  • Any
  • Community-defined Evidence
  • Empirically Defined Evidence

Type

Type
  • Education/Training
  • Screening
  • Information/Outreach
  • Treatment/Services
  • Environment/Systems

People

People
  • Immigrants
  • Refugees
  • Individuals with Severe Mental Illness/Severe Emotional Disturbance (SMI/SED)
  • Religious or faith-based groups

Ages

Ages
  • Children (5 to 11 years)
  • Adolescents (12 to 17 years)
  • Young Adults (18 to 25 years)
  • Mature Adults (26 to 64 years)
  • Older Adults (65+ years)

Race or Ethnicity

Race or Ethnicity
  • Black or African American
  • American Indian or Alaska Native
  • Asian-American
  • Pacific Islander
  • Hispanic or Latino

Places

Places
  • Online
  • Home
  • Community
  • Correctional facility

Languages

Languages
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Chinese
  • Tagalog

Delivery Options

Delivery Options
  • In person
  • Virtual
  • Hybrid (a combination of in-person and virtual)
  • Other

Implementer

Implementer
  • Adults
  • Teens
  • Experts through lived experience
  • Peer consultants

Credentials Needed

Credentials Needed
  • Specific skills
  • Credentials
  • GED or high school diploma
  • Associate’s degree

Cost

Cost
  • All
  • No
  • Yes, under $500
  • Yes, $501-$1000
  • Yes, $1001 or more

Approaches

Approaches
  • Identify and Assist
  • Increase Help-Seeking
  • Effective Care/Treatment
  • Care Transitions/Linkages

Strategy

Strategy
  • Promote connectedness
  • Teach coping and problem-solving skills
  • Identify and support people at risk
  • Strengthen access and delivery of suicide care

Type

Type
  • Education/Training
  • Screening
  • Information/Outreach
  • Treatment/Services
  • Environment/Systems

Places

Places
  • Online
  • Home
  • Community
  • Correctional facility

Delivery Options

Delivery Options
  • In person
  • Virtual
  • Hybrid (a combination of in-person and virtual)
  • Other

Ages

Ages
  • Children (5 to 11 years)
  • Adolescents (12 to 17 years)
  • Young Adults (18 to 25 years)
  • Mature Adults (26 to 64 years)
  • Older Adults (65+ years)

Race or Ethnicity

Race or Ethnicity
  • Black or African American
  • American Indian or Alaska Native
  • Asian-American
  • Pacific Islander
  • Hispanic or Latino

People

People
  • Immigrants
  • Refugees
  • Individuals with Severe Mental Illness/Severe Emotional Disturbance (SMI/SED)
  • Religious or faith-based groups

Languages

Languages
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Chinese
  • Tagalog

Topics

Topics
  • Reduce risk factors
  • Promote protective factors
  • Improve community factors
  • Improve suicide care (postvention)
  • Improve healthcare system quality

Prevention Level

Prevention Level
  • Promotion
  • Prevention
  • Treatment Care
  • Maintenance

Evidence Type

Evidence Type
  • Any
  • Community-defined Evidence
  • Empirically Defined Evidence

Implementer

Implementer
  • Adults
  • Teens
  • Experts through lived experience
  • Peer consultants

Credentials Needed

Credentials Needed
  • Specific skills
  • Credentials
  • GED or high school diploma
  • Associate’s degree

Cost

Cost
  • All
  • No
  • Yes, under $500
  • Yes, $501-$1000
  • Yes, $1001 or more

Sources of Strength

Sources of Strength is an upstream, Strength-based suicide prevention and mental health promotion program. Founded in 1998 in Bismarck, North Dakota, Sources of Strength has taken a different approach to prevention for more than 25 years. The program employs eight Strengths, or protective factors (family support, positive friends, mentors, healthy activities, generosity, spirituality, physical health,…

Education/Training [...]
Empirically Defined Evidence

FarmResponse®

According to the latest CDC data for suicide rates by occupation, agriculture ranks as some of the highest among all occupations. FarmResponse® is a 3.5 CE training module developed to improve cultural sensitivity and understanding the stressors impacting agricultural producers, workers, and their families. The course addresses farm and ranching cultural awareness, financial stress, land…

Education/Training
Empirically Defined Evidence

Positive Action

Positive Action (PA) is a school-based program that includes school-wide climate change and a detailed curriculum. Lessons for each grade level are scripted and age-appropriate. All materials necessary to teach the lesson are provided in kits including posters, puppets, music, games, and other hands-on materials integrated into the lessons. Students’ materials include activity booklets, journals…

Education/Training
Empirically Defined Evidence

Hope Squad

Hope Squad is a peer-to-peer, school-based program that aims to reduce youth suicide through education, community partnerships, and cultural change. Program outcomes include a reduction of youth suicide and stigma surrounding mental health challenges, increased referrals to (or solicitation of help) parents or other trusted adults, and improvement of mental health knowledge, skills, and self-efficacy…

Education/Training
Community-defined Evidence, Empirically Defined Evidence

Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS)

Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS) is designed to reduce posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and anxiety among children with symptoms of PTSD. The 10-session school-based intervention teaches cognitive behavioral skills in a group format, led by mental health professionals, with 6-8 students per group, using a mixture of didactic presentation, examples, and…

Treatment/Services
Community-defined Evidence, Empirically Defined Evidence

Life Skills Training (LST)

LifeSkills Training (LST) is a classroom-based universal prevention program designed to prevent adolescent tobacco, alcohol, marijuana use, and violence. LST contains 30 sessions to be taught over three years (15, 10, and 5 sessions), and additional violence prevention lessons also are available each year (3, 2, and 2 sessions). Three major program components teach students:…

Education/Training
Empirically Defined Evidence

Counseling on Access to Lethal Means (CALM)

CALM is a practical intervention to increase the time and distance between individuals at risk of suicide and the most common and lethal methods of suicide, particularly firearms. The oldest and most widely-used training on lethal means safety, CALM teaches why means matter and equips individuals with tools to intervene effectively with those at risk…

Education/Training
Empirically Defined Evidence

Multisystemic Therapy (MST)

Multisystemic Therapy® (MST®) is an intensive family- and community-based treatment that addresses the multiple causes of serious antisocial behavior in juvenile offenders. The MST program seeks to improve the real-world functioning of youth by changing their natural settings – home, school, and neighborhood – in ways that promote prosocial behavior while decreasing antisocial behavior. Therapists work…

Treatment/Services
Empirically Defined Evidence

Children and Residential Experiences (CARE)

CARE is a principle-based program designed to enhance the social dynamics in residential care settings through targeted staff development, ongoing reflective practice, and data-informed decision-making. Using an ecological approach, CARE aims to engage all staff at a residential care agency in a systematic effort to orient practices in order to provide trauma-informed and developmentally enriched…

Education/Training [...]
Empirically Defined Evidence

Blues Program

The Blues Program (Cognitive Behavioral Group Depression Prevention) is intended to actively engage high school students with depressive symptoms or at risk of onset of major depression. The program includes 6 weekly one-hour group sessions of 4-8 teens and home practice assignments. Weekly sessions focus on building group rapport and increasing participant involvement in pleasant…

Education/Training
Empirically Defined Evidence

Connect Suicide Postvention Program

Developed and copyrighted by NAMI New Hampshire (National Alliance on Mental Illness), the Connect Suicide Postvention program is a comprehensive public health program based on a social- ecological model to help communities, organizations and schools prepare to respond to a suicide or other sudden traumatic loss to reduce risk and promote healing. This application focuses…

Education/Training [...]
Community-defined Evidence, Empirically Defined Evidence

PAX Good Behavior Game (PAX GBG)

The PAX Good Behavior Game® helps to build children’s self-regulation, resulting in improved focus and attention, improved test scores and other academic outcomes, reduced alcohol and other drug use, reduced psychiatric disorders, and reduced suicide. PAX is unique in arranging for peer reinforcement for exhibiting prosocial behavior and peer reinforcement for inhibiting problematic behavior. PAX…

Education/Training
Empirically Defined Evidence

The Connect Suicide Prevention Program

Developed and copyrighted by NAMI New Hampshire (National Alliance on Mental Illness), the Connect Suicide Prevention program is a comprehensive public health program based on a social-ecological model to build a safety net in communities around suicide prevention and postvention. This application focuses on Connect Suicide Prevention for adults in community settings across sectors. A…

Education/Training
Community-defined Evidence, Empirically Defined Evidence

The Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality (CAMS)

The Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality (CAMS) is one of a handful of evidence-based, suicide-focused treatments referenced by the Joint Commission, the Surgeon General, Zero Suicide and the CDC. CAMS is backed by over 30 years of clinical research including 6 published Randomized Controlled Trials and two meta-analysis that show CAMS is a “Well…

Education/Training [...]
Empirically Defined Evidence