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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/.06 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)

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.


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the substance abuse and mental health services administration (opens new window) james madison university (opens new window)