National Response Plan for Suicide Prevention

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Posted Jul 24, 2019

The National Commission on Correctional Health Care and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention have teamed up to create an authoritative guide to preventing inmate suicide in jails and prisons.

Based on both organizations’ expertise, with input from national experts in the field of correctional mental health and suicide prevention, this resource will provide a road map for navigating the complexities of suicide prevention behind bars – and can help save lives.

  • Suicide risk assessment principles
  • Approaches to intervention and treatment
  • Training curriculum guide
  • Real-life case studies
  • Facility design considerations
  • Resources and references

AVAILABLE OCTOBER 2019