2017 Suicide Watch


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Real Time U.S. Death Toll
Year-to-date Suicide Report by Oregon County
Curry County Suicidal Subjects for 2017

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Historic Reference - Video - 2017
NAMI Ending the Silence - A mental health awareness program for teens 2:50
Ending The Silence Model Presentation Video - 38:15
Mental Illness: What You See / What You Don't - 2:17
Suicidal thoughts, meet mindfulness - your worst enemy. - Various
Can texting save lives? - Must see video! - 8:32
Logic - 1-800-273-8255 ft. Alessia Cara, Khalid - 8:59
Historic Reference - Information - 2017

Historic Reference - 2018


12/26 - Tackling the Stigma: Copline Hotline Helps Officers Struggling with Mental Health

COPLINE: National Law Enforcement Officers Hotline

12/18 - NEVADA: Teen Sexual Identity, Childhood Trauma Linked to Suicidal Behaviors

Sexual Identity, Adverse Childhood Experiences, and Suicidal Behaviors - Abstract


11/30 - Youth Violence Prevention Interventions that Incorporate Racism/Discrimination Prevention
11/30 -
Zero Suicide Approach for Crisis Centers - Webnar 2-3pm EST
11/18 -
International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day
11/10 -
The Virtual Hope Box

Breaking Down Barriers: Using Youth Suicide-Related Surveillance Data from State Systems

11/5 - International Summit on Suicide Research
NEW 11/3 - Associations between school climate, suicidal thoughts, and behaviors and ethnicity among middle school students
11/2 -
Developing a Successful Suicide Prevention Research Project - Webnar 11a-12mm PDT
MONTANA: Governor and Tribal Governments Uniting to Reduce and Prevent American Indian Youth Suicide

Montana Native Youth Suicide Reduction Strategic Plan - 108 page PDF


10/29 - A Quiet Rise in Wildland Firefighter Suicides

Suicide in the Wildland Fire Service

10/24 - Youth Bullying and Suicide: The Reality for Schools Today - webnar 2-2:30p ET Register
10/20 -
Screening Young People for Suicide Risk
10/18 -
Rocky Mountain MIRECC for VA Suicide Prevention

10/15 - Zero Suicide training offered to local health professionals
10/6 -
CANADA: Ottawa, Military in Joint Offensive to Save Soldiers from Suicide

Military Service Members and Veterans

10/6 - Suicide Trends Among and Within Urbanization Levels by Sex, Race/Ethnicity, Age Group, and Mechanism of Death — United States, 2001–2015
10/5 -
Americans living in rural areas more likely to die by suicide
10/3 -
How to create a more supportive workplace
PTSD and Death from Suicide - 8 page PDF
October -
Suicide in Children and Teens


 9/29 - Means of Suicide among People 50 and Over

Suicide Means among Decedents Aged 50+ Years, 2005–2014: Trends and Associations with Sociodemographic and Precipitating Factors

9/27 - Suicidality and Death by Suicide among Middle-Aged Adults in the United States
9/18 -
Traumatic Brain Injury and Attempted Suicide among Veterans of the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan - webnar 2-3pm ET
9/17 -
ENGLAND: Strategy Moves to Reduce Suicide Rate

Warwickshire Suicide Prevention Strategy 2016-20 18 page PDF

9/16 - MINNESOTA: SAVE, MnDOT Building Railings on St. Paul Bridge to Deter Suicide

Reduce Access to Means of Suicide

9/16 - Suicide among Veterans Highest in Western U.S., Rural Areas

Suicide Data Sheets - 104 page PDF

9/12 - Safe Care Transitions in a Zero Suicide Framework (68 page PDF)
9/11-16 - National Suicide Prevention Week
9/10 -
World Suicide Prevention Day
9/7-9 -
Faith, Hope, & Life

Faith, Hope, & Life
Trevor Project - Model School District Policy on Suicide Prevention

How Emergency Departments Can Help Prevent Suicide among At-Risk Patients: Five Brief Interventions
Here's How to Talk to Your Boss about Mental Health


8/23 - CALIFORNIA: Under State Mandate, Glendale Unified Adopts Policy on Suicide Prevention
8/11 -
Suicide on Railroad Tracks
8/9 -
ALASKA: The Doctor Will Analyze You Now
8/4 -
QuickStats: Suicide Rates for Teens Aged 15 to 19 by Sex -- United States, 1975-2015
8/3 -
Suicide Among Veterans and Other Americans 2001-2014 - 48 page PDF


7/26 - A suicide attempt in an Army unit can lead to more, study finds

Risk of Suicide Attempt Among Soldiers in Army Units With a History of Suicide Attempts

7/26 - Collaborative Safety Planning to Reduce Risk in Suicidal Patients: A Key Component of the Zero Suicide Model
7/25 -
JAPAN: Japan Aims to Reduce "Critical" Suicide Rate by 30% over 10 Years

Japan turning a corner in suicide prevention

Prior Months/Years

5/2/17 - Data-Driven Quality Improvement in Zero Suicide (69 page PDF)
NEW 2017 - Preventing Suicide: Technical Package of Policy, Programs, and Practices - CDC (62 page PDF)
12/8/16 -
After a Suicide: The Zero Suicide Approach to Postvention in Health and Behavioral Healthcare Settings (61 page PDF)
5/27/16 -
Legal and Liability Issues in Suicide Care (82 page PDF)
9/3/15 -
Zero Suicide and Trauma-Informed Care (56 page PDF)
6/6/15 -
The Role of Peer Support Services in Caring for Those at Risk of Suicide (46 page PDF)
2/10/15 -
Principles of Effective Suicide Care: Evidence-Based Treatments (63 page PDF)
12/16/14 -
Safety Planning and Means Reduction in Large Health Care Organizations (80 page PDF)
10/27/14 -
Screening and Assessment for Suicide in Health Care Settings: A Patient-Centered Approach (65 page PDF)
8/28/14 -
The Emerging Zero Suicide Paradigm: Reducing Suicide for Those in Care (57 page PDF)

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