Suicide Prevention

Jan 20, 2021
The Department of Health and Human Services and the Office of the Surgeon General released a federal call-to-action for efforts to reduce suicide rates, improve resilience and broaden the perceptions of suicide.
Dec 15, 2020
Dallas-based Parkland Health and Hospital System brings physical and behavioral health together by integrating suicide risk screenings in all patient visits, write the AHA’s Elisa Arespacochaga, vice president of the Physician Alliance, and Rebecca Chickey, senior director of behavioral health…
Dec 15, 2020
Dallas-based Parkland Health and Hospital System brings physical and behavioral health together by integrating suicide risk screenings in all patient visits, write the AHA’s Elisa Arespacochaga, vice president of the Physician Alliance, and Rebecca Chickey, senior director of Behavioral Health…
Oct 20, 2020
President Trump Oct. 17 signed into law the National Suicide Hotline Designation Act, designating 988 as the nationwide phone number to connect people experiencing mental health crises to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.