Identification of Risk and Protective Factors in Suicide (for Health Professionals)
Who's at risk for suicide? This module discusses the risk factors and protective factors associated with suicide. There are a variety of factors that increase an individual's risk for suicide, and this module highlights the most common in a community setting. Factors that protect against suicide are also discussed. Participants, including physicians, nurses, social workers, counselors, clergy, teachers, and parents, can use this module as a foundation for our other modules on assessment and treatment as well as our case studies.