Our list of evidence-based suicide prevention practices uses Zero Suicide’s seven essential elements of suicide care for health and behavioral health care systems. Suicide prevention and awareness websites have many resources on implementing evidence-based suicide prevention programs. 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.

  • CDC Preventing Suicide: Read a technical package of policy, programs, and practices on preventing suicide published by the CDC.
  • NIMH Treatment and Therapies: Read how multiple types of psychosocial interventions, medications, and collaborative care have been found to help individuals who have attempted suicide.
  • Zero Suicide Toolkit – Utilization of EBT: Learn how in a Zero Suicide approach, all clients with suicide risk, in a least restrictive setting, receive evidence-based treatment to address suicidal thoughts and behaviors directly, in addition to treatment for other mental health issues.