Educational Content

Learn more about suicide risk prevention and treatment with this series of articles and resources

One Size Does Not Fit All – Part 3: Effective Suicidal Assessment and Treatment

Within clinical science, RCTs are the gold standard of what has proven effective in...

Suicidality by State: Montana

Montana’s Suicide Prevention Strategic Plan is to ensure community and clinical service providers are...

One Size Does Not Fit All – Part 2: Key Developments in Suicide Prevention

There are various contemporary developments that may help workers in the field to move...

One Size Does Not Fit All – Part 1: A Comprehensive Approach to Suicide Prevention

Why is suicide a major public health issue? Historically, mental health has been largely...

Suicidality by State: Alaska

An important goal of the federal government’s National Strategy for Suicide Prevention (Goal 7),...

Suicidality by State: Nevada

An important goal of the federal government’s National Strategy for Suicide Prevention (Goal 7),...

5 Approaches When Working with Mental Health Minority Clients

In this brief fictional scenario, we encounter a clinician who is clearly uncomfortable working...

Suicidality by State: New Mexico

An important goal of the federal government’s National Strategy for Suicide Prevention (Goal 7),...

The Challenges of Assessing and Treating Prison Suicidality: A Possible Solution with CAMS-care

The correctional officers (COs) told their supervisor they had had it with Inmate Roy...

Suicidality by State: Wyoming

An important goal of the federal government’s National Strategy for Suicide Prevention (Goal 7),...

6 Risk Factors for Transgender Suicide

Our understanding of how gender affects suicidality was developed when most scholars viewed gender...

Gun Safety and Suicide Prevention

Perhaps you’ve personally known someone, or treated someone, who attempted suicide using a firearm....

Suicide Statistics by Gender

While much progress has been made in recent years in identifying risk factors for...

5 Suicide by Gender Trends Every Healthcare Professional Should Know

While there are hundreds of risk factors for suicide, including highly personalized stressors and...

Mental Health Providers: Top 5 Ways to Limit Malpractice Exposure

Some mental health providers respond to the threat of malpractice by practicing “defensively.” They...

Mental Health Malpractice: Greatest Fear of Care Providers

Mental health providers who work with suicidal patients often worry about getting sued if...

Suicide Malpractice Statistics

Survey data has shown that when patients die by suicide, more than half of...

How to Treat a Suicidal Patient: The 4 Cornerstones of Care

CAMS uses a therapeutic framework for the assessment and treatment of a patient’s suicidal...