The All Patients Safe: Suicide Prevention for Medical Professionals training offers an engaging and informative option for providers to become better skilled at suicide prevention. Perspectives of real patients coupled with practical skills help medical providers transfer what they learn to their practice and community.
This retrospective study in Ontario, Canada found that the perinatal and one-year postpartum suicide rate was comparable to international estimates.
This resource includes a template, questions, and examples that can help clinics and providers develop a psychiatric emergency protocol and safety plan for suicidal or potentially violent patients.
Suicidal risk assessment when question #9 (thoughts that you would be better off dead, or of hurting yourself) on the PHQ-9 depression screener is positive.