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Suicide Prevention Toolkit for Rural Primary Care

Suicide Prevention Toolkit for Rural Primary Care

This toolkit helps rural primary care providers apply suicide prevention practices and establish themselves as a member of a team that is fully equipped to reduce suicide risk among their patients. The information and tools provided help physicians with a variety of topics such as patient self-management of their own suicide risk and partnership development with mental health providers.

The toolkit contains the following sections:
Getting started
Educating clinicians and office staff
Developing mental health partnerships
Patient management tools
Patient education tools

Links to the Tool:
This tool is available at:

Suicide Prevention Resource Center; Western Interstate Commission of Higher Education

Funding Sources
Department of Health and Human Services; Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (U.S.); Suicide Prevention Resource Center

QualityTool Topic
Disease/Condition-Related; Prevention and Wellness

Release Date: 01/2009
Original Summary: 12/2009

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AHRQ Innovations Exchange | Suicide Prevention Toolkit for Rural Primary Care

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