Implementing Suicide Prevention Program
Suicide prevention and awareness websites have many resources on risk factors, prevention, support, training, screening and assessment, and care options. Please visit these listed websites to review all information. For specific topics, review individual categories with direct links included. In a life-threatening situation, call 911 immediately.
- American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – Make a Difference: Learn how to take action in the fight to stop suicide including how to bring suicide prevention programs to schools & communities, create fundraising events, find a local AFSP chapter, and research grant information.
- American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: Project 2025: Project 2025 is a nationwide initiative to reduce the annual rate of suicide in the U.S. 20% by 2025. With guidance from the top minds in the field and dynamic data modeling, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention has determined the programs, policies, and interventions that will prevent as many suicides as possible. Project 2025 is the collaborative effort to implement and scale these strategies nationwide.
- CDC Violence Prevention – Suicide Prevention: Strategies with the best available evidence can be used to promote awareness and encourage a commitment to social change.
- SAMHSA Prevention Core Competencies: Prevention core competencies and accompanying knowledge, skills, and abilities that offer professional direction to the prevention field, affecting staff development and career ladders and pipelines, and providing guidance for training programs and service delivery qualification.
- Suicide Prevention Resource Center – Virtual Learning Labs: Modules designed to address questions and challenges when planning and carrying out suicide prevention initiatives.
- Zero Suicide in Health and Behavioral Health Care: For systems dedicated to improving patient safety, Zero Suicide presents an aspirational challenge and practical framework for system-wide transformation toward safer suicide care.