Suicide Prevention

Jul 26, 2021
With the high demand for children’s behavioral health care services and youth suicides on the rise, Nationwide Children’s increased its commitment to provide integrated care for kids in crisis.
Jun 11, 2021
A study comparing suspected emergency department visits for adolescent suicide attempts between February and March of this year to the same period in 2019 showed an increase of 50.6% among girls aged 12-17 years and 3.7% for boys in the same age range, the Centers for Disease Control and 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.
Jul 16, 2020
The Federal Communications Commission adopted rules establishing 988 as the nationwide phone number to connect people experiencing mental health crises to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, a network of 163 crisis centers that last year answered more than 2.2 million calls and 100,000 online…