NaBITA Risk Rubric, 2019 (PDF/.372 Megabytes)
From the National Behavioral Intervention Team Association or NaBITA, this research-based tool can be used for the preliminary assessment of mental health distress and possible threat. It assists in determining the level of attention and intervention a student may need. The rubric can be accessed online (opens new window). If you're new to the NaBITA Risk Rubric this supplemental flowchart (PDF/.388 Megabytes) may help. For information on the use and application of the rubric in higher education institutions read The NaBITA 2019 Whitepaper-College and University Edition (PDF/.744 Megabytes).
Psychological Approaches to Suicide Treatment and Prevention, 2015 (PDF/.236 Megabytes)
This article looks at the psychological methods for treating suicidality within the field of clinical suicidolgy. The article focuses on two major areas within the field: The first being treatments that, through randomized controlled trials, have shown to be effective for treating suicidality and the second area being new brief suicide-specific treatments.
Patient Safety Plan Template (PDF/.064 Megabytes)
This is a safety plan template from the Brown Stanley Safety Planning Intervention – but it is distributed by other groups – this link is actually from the Lifeline – separate from the training and treatment protocol. The Safety Planning Intervention is an evidence-based treatment. For more information on safety planning visit Safety Planning Intervention: About Safety Planning (opens new window) and read Safety Planning Intervention: A Brief Intervention to Mitigate Suicide Risk (PDF/.212 Megabytes)
The Columbia Lighthouse Project (opens new window)
Formerly called the Center for Suicide Risk Assessment, this website is dedicated to raising awareness about and implementation of the Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale or C-SSRS. The site offers background and development information, training, and research.