Resources


Conference Materials

2015 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Lethal Means Access 2011 Media Campaign

The Rhode Island Department of Health sought to engage in suicide prevention with youth, ages 15-24, through the Rhode Island Youth Suicide Prevention Project, a...

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2012 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

LGBT Suicide Risk: From Knowledge to Prevention

This presentation will summarize what we know – don’t know – about the prevalence of suicide death and suicide attempts in LGBTQ populations across the...

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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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2012 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Maine National Guard Suicide Programs

An overview of military culture, how this culture inhibits some from seeking intervention against suicide and other behavioral health assistance, and what are some of...

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2014 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Maine Organizations Working with LGBTQ Youth

LGBTQ identified youth in Maine report three times the rate of suicide attempts than their peers. Schools and community members can help address this issue...

Maine Statewide Crisis Hotline

1-888-568-1112 (Voice) | 711 (Maine Relay) If you are concerned about yourself or about somebody else, call the crisis hotline. This will connect you to...

Conference Materials

2012 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Military 101: An Introduction to the Structure and Culture of the Military

An overview of military culture, how this culture inhibits some from seeking intervention against suicide and other behavioral health assistance, and what are some of...

National Council Shareables and Infographics

The National Council produces lots of original content that is designed to be re-used by everyone to further education and awareness. Here is their resource...

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-TALK (8255) The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and...

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2012 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

OFFICER DOWN: Portrait of a Police Suicide

Participants will be presented with an intimate glimpse into the life and suicide death of a 19- year veteran police officer. Police culture and the...

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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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2013 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

On the Road to Suicide Prevention — Innovation in Risk Assessment: Improving Care Delivery and Redirecting Scarce Resources

Prevention depends upon appropriate identification and screening. Dr. Posner discussed a gold-standard, innovative suicide risk screening tool. Numerous states, countries, and branches of the military...

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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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2015 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Resources About Suicide Loss

A death by suicide is often traumatic and complicated for those left behind. Suicide loss puts the bereaved at a higher risk for developing a...

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2013 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Screening for Youth Suicide Risk in Emergency Medical Settings

This session provided a “best practices” update concerning brief screening approaches for use in emergency medical settings or other settings that serve large numbers of...

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2012 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Self-Injury Facts

This workshop is for people who may become perplexed or anxious when attempting to intervene with individuals who engage in cutting and other self-inflicted harming...

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2013 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Separating the Wheat from the Chaff: Identification & Triage Using the Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS)

Use of the C-SSRS can improve patient safety and help relieve anxiety about not having the “right questions” to ask in identifying high risk individuals....

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2014 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Sexual Violence, Slut Shaming, and Suicide Prevention

Over the last few years, media reports of teens who kill themselves because of gender-based bullying, sexual harassment, and/or sexual violence have increased. This session...