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Toolkit: After a Suicide: A Toolkit for Schools
Suicide Prevention Resource Center, 2011  
This toolkit was created to assist schools in the aftermath of a suicide (or other death) in the school community and includes an overview of key considerations, general guidelines for action, do’s and don’ts, templates, and sample materials, all in an easily accessible format applicable to diverse populations and communities.
 
Toolkit: Preventing Suicide; A Toolkit for High Schools
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2012
This toolkit assists high schools and school districts in designing and implementing strategies to prevent suicide and promote behavioral health. It includes tools to implement a multi-faceted suicide prevention program that responds to the needs and cultures of students.
 
Report: 2012 National Strategy for Suicide Prevention: Goals and Objectives for Action
National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention, 2012
This report from the U.S. Surgeon General and the NAASP discusses the heavy burden suicide imposed on the nation and how to reduce the toll that suicide takes on the United States.
 
Toolkit: Suicide Prevention Toolkit for Rural Primary Care
Suicide Prevention Resource Center, 2013
This Toolkit can be used by all primary care providers, including those in non-rural settings. It contains tools, information, and resources to implement state-of-the art suicide prevention practices and overcome barriers to treating suicidal patients in the primary care setting. You’ll find assessment guidelines, safety plans, billing tips, sample protocols, and more.
 
App: Suicide Safe: The Suicide Prevention App for Health Care Providers
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2015
SAMHSA's new suicide prevention app for mobile devices and optimized for tablets, helps providers integrate suicide prevention strategies into their practice and address suicide risk among their patients.
 
Video: Self Harm and Suicide
American Academy of Pediatrics, 2015 
This video focuses on using motivational interviewing techniques to identify and address self-harm and suicide.
 
Resource Guide: A Journey Toward Health and Hope: Your Handbook for Recovery After a Suicide Attempt
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2015
This resource guides people through the first steps toward recovery and a hopeful future after a suicide attempt. It includes personal stories from survivors who share their experiences as well as strategies, such as re-establishing connections and finding a counselor to work with.
 
Toolkit: Hope, Help, and Healing
First Nations Health Authority, 2015
This planning toolkit provides information and resources for First Nations and Aboriginal communities to prevent and respond to suicide.
 
 



The goal of the AHRQ-funded project, Youth Providers 2.0 (YP2.0), is to improve the use of evidence-based practices among health care providers caring for adolescents and young adults. To accomplish this goal, SAHM will engage in a number of activities using new media to improve the dissemination of patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) to health professionals.
 

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