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Northwest Missouri State University

Resources for Healthcare Providers

SAFE-T: Suicide Assessment Five-step Evaluation and Triage for Mental Health Professionals View PDF
This brochure will provide mental health professionals with a five-step guide to assess patients.

Is Your Patient Suicidal? Ask questions - Save a Life View PDF
This guide will provide signs of acute suicide risk factors that Emergency Department personnel need to assess for all patients.

Suicide Risk: A Guide for Emergency Department Evaluation and Triage View PDF
This is a companion resource to Is your patient Suicidal? and provides information to Emergency Department personnel on evaluation, rapid triage and discharging patients

Risk and Protective Factors for Suicide View PDF
This brochure will outline some of the most important risk and protective factors for suicide.

After an Attempt - A Guide for Medical Providers View PDF
This brochure will provide quick tips to enhance care in the Emergency Department for people who have attempted suicide. It will also provide information on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), patient discharge, and resources about suicide for medical professionals, patients, and their families.

Suicide Risk and Prevention for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth View PDF
This document demonstrates that LGBT youth are at higher risk for suicide and suicide-related behavior and provides evidence-based prevention strategies for working with this population.