Suicide Prevention Resources

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Access resources focused on suicide prevention, including Members in Action case studies, webinars, member calls, campaigns and publications.

 

Featured Podcast

The Challenges Confronting Rural Communities, Providers and Their Remedies: A Panel Discussion

In recognition of National Rural Health Day, John Supplitt, Sr. Director, AHA Rural Health Services is joined by 4 colleagues from AHA each of whom has a unique perspective on pathways to recovery and solutions to the challenges confronting rural health care providers and the communities they serve. Workforce, suicide, and maternal health are among the highest priorities of rural communities. Experts offer their insights and solutions with a special focus on the role of the hospital board in leading the effort.

Behavioral design strategies

Providing a safe and therapeutic ED environment (Dec. 2018): Beginning any behavioral health project takes a unique frame of reference that allows designers to understand that the environment of care is a critical component of the patient care plan. A truly successful project is one that provides patient and staff safety, along with a pleasant environment that provides patient privacy, dignity and respect.

Featured Webinar

Putting the Patient Back in the Driver's Seat to a Safe Destination: Safety Plans for Suicidal Patients: Susan Kimper, director, Behavioral Health Naples (Fla.) Community Hospital (NCH) Healthcare System discusses patient-centered safety plans for suicidal patients.

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