Suicide Risk – FPN

Friday's Progress Notes
Mental Health Information
June 2014 - Vol: 8 Issue 5
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1. MEDSCAPE
Depression and Suicide
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/805459-overview
The lethality of depression takes the measurable form of completed suicide, the eighth leading reported cause of death in the U.S.

2. COUNSELING TODAY
Confronting the Threat of Suicide
http://ct.counseling.org/2010/07/confronting-the-threat-of-suicide/
The potential threat of suicide cuts across all lines, regardless of the counselor's setting.

3. VISTAS 2012
SCATTT: A Suicide Intervention Plan Mnemonic for Use When Clients Present Suicide Intent
http://counselingoutfitters.com/vistas/vistas12/Article_34.pdf
The authors describe a basic suicide intervention plan.

4. SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY REVIEW
Youth Suicidal Behavior: An Introduction and Overview
http://knoxvillepsychs.pbworks.com/f/Youth+Suicidal+Bx-Intro+and+Overview-2009.pdf
Suicidal behavior includes and incorporates a much larger set of behaviors than suicide alone

5. THE SOCIAL WORK PODCAST
Addressing Suicide Risk in Schools: Interview with James Mazza, PhD, and David Miller, PhD
http://socialworkpodcast.blogspot.com/2014/04/mazza-miller.htm
Schools are an ideal place to address suicide risk.

6. USF COLLEGE OF BEHAVIORAL AND COMMUNITY SCIENCES
Youth Suicide Prevention School-Based Guide
http://theguide.fmhi.usf.edu/pdf/2012PDFs/2012GuideAll.pdf
The guide provides checklists and strategies that are supported by research in reducing the incidence of suicidal behavior.

7. AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGIST
Cultural Considerations in Adolescent Suicide Prevention and Psychosocial Treatment
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2662358/?report=classic 
Ethnic groups differ in rates of suicidal behaviors among youths, the context within which suicidal behavior occurs, and patterns of help-seeking.

8. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY
Therapists' Reactions to Patients' Suicide
http://journals.psychiatryonline.org/data/Journals/AJP/3719/2022.pdf 
In this study therapists shared their reactions to the suicides of patients in their care.