Educational Content

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

The Importance of Acknowledging Cultural Differences and Validating the Experiences of Suicidal Minorities

Sweeping cultural differences under the rug and ignoring the unique experiences of suicidal minority...

Protocol for Using the CAMS Framework™ within Telepsychology

We have received a lot of questions from clinicians in recent days about how...

An Exploration of Future Research and Treatment to Combat the Crisis of Black Youth Suicide in America

Contrary to the trends we observe with Black adolescents, current research finds that the...

The CAMS Framework™: Fact Sheet for Patients

The CAMS Framework™ is designed to keep suicidal people out of the hospital by...

NAViGO’s Implementation of CAMS System of Care in in UK: Preliminary Positive Outcomes

In 2017, NAViGO Community Interest Company implemented CAMS as part of their National Health...

Suicide Prevention: Therapists Rarely Trained in Preventing Suicide

Rates for death by suicide are on the rise and sadly, those we turn...

Suicidality in Correctional Facilities: Challenges in Assessing and Treating

With suicide rates rising dramatically over the past few years in both state prisons...

Challenges of Assessing and Treating Youth Suicide: A Solution in CAMS-4Teens

The news of rising teen suicide rates is difficult to ignore. Every few months,...

4 Things that Can Go Wrong When Working with Suicidal Minorities

Using a cookie-cutter approach to treatment with a suicidal person who is part of...

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),...

Suicidality by State: New Mexico

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

Suicidality by State: Colorado

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...