Suicide Prevention

May 24, 2023
For health care workers, finding the right words to support a colleague struggling with their mental health or thoughts of suicide can be challenging.
Apr 25, 2023
This session will provide an overview of AHA’s new workforce mental wellbeing guide, Suicide Prevention: Evidence-Informed Interventions for the Health Care Workforce. We will take a deep dive into the three drivers of suicide -- stigma, limited access to behavioral health resources and treatment,…
Mar 27, 2023
AHA’s Trustee Services and Behavioral Health teams have released a guide to help hospital and health system boards understand and prevent suicides in the health care workforce, including resources to help begin the conversation about behavioral health supports for the workforce.
Dec 15, 2022
AHA is shining a light on the real issue of holiday-season stress to aid health care workers who bear heavy burdens on the frontlines of patient care.
Dec 13, 2022
SSM Health St. Anthony Hospital developed a “Care for the Caregiver” initiative using proven methods to help health care workers.
Dec 13, 2022
Children’s Hospital Colorado: addressing holiday stress & its impact on health care workers who are stretched with COVID-19, RSV & the flu.
Dec 6, 2022
The EMS for Children Information and Improvement Center invites hospital and freestanding emergency department teams to participate in a 10-month pediatric suicide prevention collaborative beginning in February.
Nov 14, 2022
In recognition of National Rural Health Day Nov. 17, this first in a two-part series on rural behavioral health examines how a health system in rural Colorado collaborated with mental health providers, first responders and others in its community to address a spike in suicides.
Nov 14, 2022
Rural America is in crisis. A spike in suicides and deaths by substance abuse has strained communities already struggling with a lack of clinical and inpatient resources. But there is hope. Led by their local health systems, two rural communities in Colorado and North Carolina have rallied to meet…
Oct 7, 2022
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