Suicide Prevention

Sep 28, 2022
AHA today released Suicide Prevention: Evidence-Informed Interventions for the Health Care Workforce, a resource to support hospitals’ and health systems’ efforts to prevent suicide in the health care workforce.  The report describes key drivers of suicide in the health care workforce and…
Sep 28, 2022
According to the CDC, firearms are used in approximately 50% of all suicides. In this podcast, Dr. Emmy Betz, a professor of emergency medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and director of the Firearm Injury Prevention Initiative joins Laura Castellanos, associate director,…
Sep 27, 2022
In an industry like health care, where employees are chronically exposed to stressful and even life-threatening experiences, proactively preventing suicide is paramount.
Sep 21, 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a heavy toll on our health care teams with many suffering from stress, trauma, burnout and increased behavioral health challenges.
Sep 15, 2022
This guide shares twelve evidence-informed interventions for preventing suicide and improving mental well-being for the health care workforce.
Sep 14, 2022
In continuing to observe Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, the latest Advancing Health podcast speaks with Arpan Waghray, M.D., chief medical officer for behavioral health medicine and Well Being Trust at Providence in Seattle about the health system’s holistic approach to wellness.
Sep 14, 2022
Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the dedicated team members at America’s hospitals and health systems have worked tirelessly to care for patients, comfort families and protect communities during this unprecedented public health crisis.
Sep 12, 2022
September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month — a time for mental health advocates, community organizations, health care organizations and others to highlight resources and raise awareness of this stigmatized, and often taboo, topic.
Sep 9, 2022
The Department of Health and Human Services today reported a 45% increase in call volume and improved answer rates and wait times for the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline this August compared to a year ago. The 10-digit National Suicide Prevention Lifeline in July transitioned to the 988 Suicide and…
Aug 22, 2022
Stress has always been present in our lives, but during the COVID-19 pandemic, it reached new levels for many groups of people.