The Zero Suicide Approach: Providing Suicide Safer Care in Health Care Settings

Conference: 2015 Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention — Pathway to Suicide Prevention: Working Toward Zero Suicide in Maine

Thursday, May 07, 2015
University of Southern Maine, Portland Workshop/Presentation: Keynote | Zero Suicide in Healthcare: The Time is Now
Michael F. Hogan, PhD

As a leader in the field of suicide prevention and an effective change-agent, Dr. Hogan will set the stage for change by describing the scope of suicide associated with healthcare settings, and the typical gaps in care in healthcare and behavioral health settings. He will highlight the programs which demonstrate that a systemic approach could be effective in preventing suicide, and describe the clinical and supporting elements of the Zero Suicide approach. He will share resources available to assist in implementation and suggestions for getting started.