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2016 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

2016 Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention Brochure

The Beyond the Basics conference serves as a “best practice” conference offering participants in-depth information and the latest research in the field of suicide and...

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2016 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Beyond School Suicide Awareness and Prevention Training: Trained Staff…Now What?

Maine law (passed April 2013) requires all schools to have Gatekeeper trained staff and to provide all school personnel with suicide awareness and prevention training....

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2016 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Caring About Lives in Maine — Award Recipients

A list of the 2016 recipients.

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2016 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Coming Out and Substance Abuse

For over four decades, and in spite of reports of elevated risk of suicidal behavior for LGBT individuals, little attention has been given to this...

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2016 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Elderly Suicide Fact Sheet Based on 2012 Data (2014)

Suicide prevention in older adulthood is made challenging by the high lethality of older adults’ suicidal behavior; few survive their first attempt to harm themselves....

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2016 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

How You Can Play a Role in Preventing Suicide

The effects of suicide are not limited to those who die. Suicide is a serious public health problem that has shattered the lives of millions...

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2016 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Late Life Suicide: Prevention and Intervention

Suicide prevention in older adulthood is made challenging by the high lethality of older adults’ suicidal behavior; few survive their first attempt to harm themselves....

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2016 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Late Life Suicide: Prevention and Intervention

Suicide prevention in older adulthood is made challenging by the high lethality of older adults’ suicidal behavior; few survive their first attempt to harm themselves....

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2016 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Living and Loving One Another in the Shadow of Suicide

Kate Braestrup, author and chaplain with the Maine Warden Service, gives the closing remarks at the 2016 Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention Conference.

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2016 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Maine Crisis Network

Maine’s statewide crisis intervention program is available 24/7 for anyone experiencing mental health concerns. This session will describe how crisis intervention works, what support services...

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2016 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Older Adult Suicide Prevention Resources

Suicide prevention in older adulthood is made challenging by the high lethality of older adults’ suicidal behavior; few survive their first attempt to harm themselves....

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2016 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Postvention Support after a Suicide: Lessons Learned from Schools and Communities

When someone dies by suicide or a significant suicide attempt occurs, the people exposed to the loss can feel overwhelmed by the grief reaction that...

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2016 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Preventing Suicide: A Global Imperative

Key messages.

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2016 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Strategic Direction for the Prevention of Suicidal Behavior: Promoting Individual, Family, and Community Connectedness to Prevent Suicidal Behavior

This document describes a five-year vision for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) work to prevent fatal and nonfatal suicidal behavior. The strategic...

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2016 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Suggested Protocol for Resident Verbalizing Suicidal Ideation or Plan

Suicide prevention in older adulthood is made challenging by the high lethality of older adults’ suicidal behavior; few survive their first attempt to harm themselves....

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2016 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention: It’s All About Connection

Self-directed violence, including fatal and non-fatal suicidal behavior, is a serious public health problem affecting all ages, and exacts a high toll on everyone it...

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2016 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

The Functional Assessment of Self-Mutilation (FASM)

One of the most challenging problems for school professionals is dealing effectively with non-suicidal self-injury. Of special concern is that self-injury has recently moved from...

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2016 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

The Role of Senior Living Community Professionals in Preventing Suicide

Suicide prevention in older adulthood is made challenging by the high lethality of older adults’ suicidal behavior; few survive their first attempt to harm themselves....

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2016 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

The Stages of Coming Out

For over four decades, and in spite of reports of elevated risk of suicidal behavior for LGBT individuals, little attention has been given to this...

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2016 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

The Way Forward: Pathways to hope, recovery, and wellness with insights from lived experience

This report advances Objective 10.3 of the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention: Engage suicide attempt survivors in suicide prevention planning, including support services, treatment, community...