April Suicide Watch


Suicide Resource Guide
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Upcoming Trainings, Symposiums, Events, Webnars
Historic Reference - Information - 2018
Historic Reference - VIdeo - 2018
Trailer of Netflix Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric. 2:18
safer internet day 2018 - 11 to 14 year olds - 8:07
America's mass shooting problem goes much deeper than guns, says Warren Farrell, Ph.D. 7:18
Awkward Silence Presents: Seize the Awkward 1:19

Suicide Prevention Movement Video 3:27

Historic Reference - Information - 2017
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

Note: NEW items added after April 30, 2018


Timeliness of Death Certificate Data for Suicides - 6 page PDF
Navigating the Addiction Treatment System: Your Child’s Treatment & Recovery Roadmap - 7 page PDF
Few Sex Differences in Hospitalized Suicide Attempters Aged 70 and Above
Material Hardship and Mental Health Symptoms Among a Predominantly Low Income Sample of Pregnant Women Seeking Prenatal Care
Case study of an adaptation and implementation of a Diabetes Prevention Program for individuals with serious mental illness
Association Among Television and Computer/Video Game Use, Victimization, and Suicide Risk Among U.S. High School Students
Determining Suicide Risk in Trauma Patients Using a Universal Screening Program
Poor family functioning mediates the link between childhood adversity and adolescent nonsuicidal self-injury
Suicides Among American Indian/Alaska Natives — National Violent Death Reporting System, 18 States, 2003–2014
Suicide screening scales may not adequately predict disposition of suicidal patients from the emergency department
NVDRS Special Report - Deaths from Suicide among U.S. Veterans and Armed Forces in 16 States | Safe States Alliance
Suicide Prevention Toolkit for Primary Care Practices | SPRC
Suicide Clusters within American Indian and Alaska Native Communities: A Review of the Literature and Recommendations | SAMHSA Plus 56 page PDF
Suicidal Thoughts and Behavior in 33 Metropolitan Statistical Areas Update:2013 to 2015 : 2013 TO 2015 - Short Report 7 page file
Teen Sexual Identity, Childhood Trauma Linked to Suicidal Behaviors - Abstract
Youth Violence Prevention Interventions that Incorporate Racism/Discrimination Prevention
Executive Order to Improve Mental Health Resources for Veterans
WISQARS 2016 Fatal Injury Data Now Available
Rocky Mountain Short Takes on Suicide Prevention: Suicide Prevention Master Series with Dr. Jerry Reed 50:11 Podcast
Deaths from Suicide among U.S. Veterans & Armed Forces in 16 States - 58 page PDF
Herion,Fentanyl and other Opioids::A Comprehensive Resource for Families with a Teen or Young Adult Struggling with Opioid Use - 52 page PDF
After a Suicide: A toolkit for schools, Second Edition - 62 page PDF
Recommended Standard Care for People with Suicide Risk: Making health care suicide safe - 22 page PDF
Crisis Now Website Launch
Suicidal Ideation and Suicide Attempts among Utah Students 4 page PDF
HHS Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Parity Action Plan 9 page PDF

Achieving Parity in Health Insurance Coverage: 21st Century Cures Act Parity Listening Session

Happened in April

NEW 4/30 - Is PTSD a Systemic Disorder?
4/27 - School Connectedness and Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors
4/27 -
More Officers and Firefighters Died of Suicide than Line-of-Duty Deaths in 2017

Study: Police Officers and Firefighters Are More Likely to Die by Suicide than in Line of Duty

4/27 - IOWA: Governor Signs Mental Health, Suicide Prevention Bills and more



4/27 - MONTANA: Arlee’s “Warrior Movement” Brings Suicide Prevention to Great Falls
NEW 4/26 - Suicide: A Silent Contributor to Opioid-Overdose Deaths
4/26 - New Research Findings on Collaborative Care - blog post
4/25 -
Many Opioid Overdoses May Be Suicides

Suicide: A Silent Contributor to Opioid-Overdose Deaths

4/24 - UTAH: Utah Lt. Gov. Hopes Ceremonial Signing of Eight Mental Health-Related Bills Spurs Conversations in Families
4/24 -
MICHIGAN: Below A Michigan Overpass, Truckers Make A Safety Net and Video
NEW 4/24 - PTSD and Suicide After Natural Disasters
NEW 4/23 - These teens saw how poor mental health hurt their peers. So they got a law passed.
4/21 -
Rally to Prevent Suicide - West Front Steps, U.S. Capital, 5:00-6:30pm Register
4/20 -
Classifying Drug Intoxication Deaths as Suicides
4/19 -
Bozeman Pediatrics offering trigger locks for youth suicide prevention initiative

Reduce Access to Means of Suicide

4/19 - Functional Impairment among Telephone Crisis Support Workers: Impact on Callers
4/18-21 -
American Association of Suicidology Annual Conference Press Kit
4/17 -
Mental Health as Part of a Comprehensive School Safety Framework - A Q&A Discussion
4/14 -
NACRHHS Policy Brief on Understanding the Impact of Suicide in Rural America - webnar, 11a Pacific
4/13 -
Suicide Risk after Intentional Self-Harm in Adolescents and Young Adults
‘I Sit and Cry All Day’: Suicide Hotline Calls Double in Puerto Rico Six Months after Hurricane Maria
Stopping School Shootings Before They Start: Mental Health Experts Push for Preventive Measures
4/13 -
Age-Adjusted Suicide Rates,*,† by Race/Ethnicity — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2015–2016
4/9 -
Depression & Suicide Prevention for Older Adults training, Dt. Patrick Arbore, Meadow Lakes Restaurant, 300 SW Meadow Lakes Dr. Prineville, OR 97754 7:30a check-in, Training 8am-12mm Free
NEW 4/6 - After spike in kid suicides, new Virginia law puts focus on prevention
NEW 4/6 - Clinician Experience and Attitudes toward Safety Planning with Adolescents At-Risk for Suicide
4/6 -
Getting Comprehensive in Our Suicide Prevention Efforts
City of Palo Alto to Install Suicide Prevention Cameras
4/6 - WASHINGTON: “Hope” Springs Eternal in Hoquiam School District
4/6 -
Getting Comprehensive in Our Suicide Prevention Efforts

TRANSFORMING COMMUNITIES Key Elements for the Implementation of Comprehensive Community-Based Suicide Prevention - 68 page PDF

4/6 - INTERNATIONAL: Sexual Orientation Top Risk for Suicidal Thoughts in College Freshmen

Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors Among First-Year College Students: Results From the WMH-ICS Project

4/4 - Suicide & Maternal Depression: Uncovering the prevalence of maternal depression resulting in self-harm, 12mm-1p
Police calls involving mental health have doubled. St. Paul now devotes a unit to them

Mental Health Unit

4/2 - Screening for Safety: Evidence-Based Tools to Prevent Suicide in Primary Care
NEW 4/1 - Hope Squads: Peer-to-Peer Suicide Prevention in Schools
4/1-31 -
National Child Abuse Prevention Month
NEW April - Addressing suicide risk in partners and relatives bereaved by suicide
NEW Suicide Attempts and Completions among Mothers Whose Children Were Taken into Care by Child Protection Services: A Cohort Study Using Linkable Administrative Data

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