Resources & References
Suicide Assessment & Intervention 6ce hours
Table Of Contents
- Understanding Suicide: 5 Myths about Suicide
- Suicide Prevention: How to Help Someone with Suicidal Thoughts
- Working with Suicidal Clients, by Michael Griffin, JD, CAMFT Staff Attorney
- Machines know when someone’s about to attempt suicide. How should we use that information? By O. Goodhill, Quartz, 2018
- Addressing Suicide Risk in Schools: Interview with James Mazza, PhD, and David Miller, PhD
- American Association of Suicidology
- American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
- Confronting the Threat of Suicide
- Cultural Considerations in Adolescent Suicide Prevention and Psychosocial Treatment
- JED Foundation: Ways to Safeguard College Students Against Suicide
- Melissa Institute for Violence Prevention
- National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention – public/private partnership that catalyzes planning, implementation, and accountability for updating and advancing the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention.
- National Organization for People of Color Against Suicide
- Best Practices Registry (BPR) and Local Efforts for Suicide Prevention
- SCATTT: A Suicide Intervention Plan Mnemonic for Use When Clients Present Suicide Intent
- Suicide Awareness Voices of Education
- Suicide Prevention Resource Center – provides prevention support, training, and resources to assist organizations and individuals to develop suicide prevention programs, interventions and policies. Also, provides SAMHSA suicide grant and grantee meeting information.
- Suicide Prevention Website 1-800-273-TALK ~1-800-273-8255
- Therapists’ Reactions to Patients’ Suicide
- Youth Suicidal Behavior: An Introduction and Overview
- Youth Suicide Prevention School-Based Guide
- Crisis Text Line
- SAMHSA’s extensive resources on Suicide Prevention
- Mental Health Services Locator – a facility locator that provides comprehensive information about mental health services and resources by State or U.S. Territory.
- The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1-800-273-TALK (8255) – a free, 24-hour hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.
- National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-Suicide
- Now Matters Now
- Thinking About Suicide, David Webb
- Assisted Suicide Organization
- End of Life Issues
- Patient Suicide and Death by Rational End-Of-Life Decision
- American Psychological Association: Bongar, Bruce and Sullivan, GR (2013). The Suicidal Patient: Clinical and Legal Standards of Care, Third Edition
- American Psychiatric Association
- American Association of Suicidology
- International Association for Suicide Prevention
- CDC brochure for Suicide Prevention
- Clinicians as survivors of suicide: After a suicide loss
- Common Signs for Suicidality
- Coping with a client’s suicide
- National Strategy for Suicide Prevention 2012: Goals and Objectives for Action – provides a framework for preventing premature deaths due to suicide across the life span in the United States.
- Navigating Family Life after a Suicide Attempt-Pepperdine University
- On Suicide by APA
- Preventing suicide: a resource for the family
- Suicide Assessment and Clinical Interviewing
- Suicide by profession: Lots of confusion, inconclusive data
- Suicide myths
- Suicide Warning Signs by APA
- The neurobiology of suicide – A Review of post-mortem studies
- WHHO – Preventing Suicide: a resource series
- Words of encouragement and hope for those who are suicidal
- Adolescents & College Students
- Warning signs of Youth Violence
- Preventing Suicide: A Toolkit for High Schools – aims at reducing the risk of suicide among high school students by providing research-based guidelines and resources to assist school administrators, principals, mental health professionals, health educators, guidance counselors, nurses, student services coordinators, teachers and others identify teenagers at risk and take appropriate measures to provide help.
- The co-occurrence of non-suicidal self-injury and attempted suicide among adolescents: distinguishing risk factors and psychosocial correlates
- In the aftermath of teenage suicide: A qualitative study of the psychosocial consequences for the surviving family members
- Improvement in cognitive and psychosocial functioning and self image among adolescent inpatient suicide attempters
- Co-occurring mental illness or disorders
- Diverse populations
- Toolkit: Promoting Emotional Health and Preventing Suicide: A Toolkit for Senior Living Communities – equips senior living staff with resources to promote mental health and prevent suicide and encourage active participation among residents.
- Are sedatives and hypnotics associated with increased suicide risk of suicide in the elderly?
- Substance abuse & addiction
- Terminally ill
- Attitudes and Desires Related to Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide Among Terminally Ill Patients and Their Caregivers
- Depression, Hopelessness, and Desire for Hastened Death in Terminally Ill Patients With Cancer
- Depression and Suicide
- Why We Shouldn’t Legalize Assisting Suicide: Part III: What About the Terminally Ill?
CA law:AB 191 Mental health: involuntary treatment. – Jan. 1, 2018
Under existing law, the Lanterman-Petris-Short Act, when a person, as a result of a mental health disorder, is a danger to others, or to himself or herself, or gravely disabled, he or she may, upon probable cause, be taken into custody and placed in a facility designated by the county and approved by the State Department of Health Care Services for up to 72 hours for evaluation and treatment. This bill of 1/1/2018 includes licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFTs) and licensed professional clinical counselors (LPCs) in the list of professionals who are authorized to sign the notice under specified circumstances.
Whether it is in the news, on TV, or even in film, we are coming to face the true dangers of the Internet when it comes to suicide. Those who want others to urge them on via pro-suicide chat, those who want fool-proof methods for killing themselves, and even those who want to get away with murder and make it appear like suicide are all enabled by Pro-Suicide Websites.
In an age of economic downfall and the disintegration of nuclear and extended family, it is a challenge for even the healthiest of us to keep our heads up and remain hopeful. For those experiencing additional physical, emotional, psychological, legal, or financial issues, suicide seems to float in with the promise of relief. And, with others out there promoting it as a solution, suicide has lost the taboo with inhibited action for centuries. Review such an article with one such perspective.