PROFESSIONAL

Suicide Prevention Resources: Professional

 

Professional

American Academy for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Distributes information to promote an understanding of mental illnesses and remove the stigma associated with them.

http://www.aacap.org/

 

Professional/General

National Institute of Mental Health Suicide Prevention Resources

An online resource that provides education and clinical research on mental health.

http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/suicide-prevention/index.shtml

 

Professionals/Health Care Providers

Suicide Safe

Suicide Safe, SAMHSA's new suicide prevention app for mobile devices and optimized for tablets, helps providers integrate suicide prevention strategies into their practice and address suicide risk among their patients. Suicide Safe is a free app based on SAMHSA's Suicide Assessment Five-Step Evaluation and Triage (SAFE-T) card.

http://store.samhsa.gov/apps/suicidesafe/?WT.mc_id=EB_20150924_SuicideSafe

IF IN A CRISIS:
WARNING SIGNS

Call 911 or take the person to the E.R. or walk-in clinic at a hospital. Do not leave the person until help is available.

 

www.mhatexas.org

www.texassuicideprevention.org

SADNESS

WITHDRAWAL

QUESTIONABLE ACTIONS

 SLEEPLESSNESS

"Feelings of sadness or hopelessness, often accompanied by anxiety."

"Declining school performance. Loss of pleasure/interest in social and sports activities. Sleeping too little or too much."

"Major changes in weight or appetite. Inability to concentrate or think clearly. Withdrawal from friends and family and no desire to go out."

"Talking about 'going away', killing oneself, being a burden to others, feeling trapped or in unbearable pain."

QUESTIONABLE SPEECH

"Giving away favorite possessions. Suddenly very happy and cheerful moods after being depressed or sad for a long time."

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