Suicide Prevention

May 13, 2022
The phone, text and chat line begins July 16 and seeks caring people to serve as crisis counselors.
Feb 15, 2022
Statement of the American Hospital Association to the Committee on Finance of the United States Senate “Protecting Youth Mental Health: Part II - Identifying and Addressing Barriers to Care” February 15, 2022
Dec 13, 2021
Since the onset of the pandemic, we have seen an increase in stress anxiety. depression, substance use and elevated numbers of suicidal ideation.
Nov 18, 2021
The AHA has released its next People Matter, Words Matter poster, which can be downloaded, shared and hung in clinical, office or other care settings.
Nov 17, 2021
The AHA has received a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help prevent suicide among hospital and health system workers, and seeks input from members on emerging approaches.
Nov 10, 2021
Lesbian, gay and bisexual adults were three to six times more likely than heterosexual adults to report suicide thoughts, plans and attempts in the 2015-2019 National Surveys on Drug Use and Health, according to a study reported in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
Nov 4, 2021
The number of U.S. suicides declined by 3% in 2020 to an estimated 45,855, according to provisional estimates released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Sep 17, 2021
Rep. Haley Stevens, D-Mich., and Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., introduced a bicameral resolution designating Sept. 17 as National Physician Suicide Awareness Day.
Sep 16, 2021
Ahead of National Physician Suicide Awareness Day, on Sept. 17, read how health care workers, even before the COVID-19 pandemic, faced elevated rates of burnout, depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder and suicide, in this blog by J. Corey Feist, co-founder of the Dr. Lorna Breen Heroes…
Sep 16, 2021
Ahead of National Physician Suicide Awareness Day, on Sept. 17, read how health care workers, even before the COVID-19 pandemic, faced elevated rates of burnout, depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder and suicide, in this blog by J. Corey Feist, co-founder of the Dr. Lorna Breen Heroes…