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Education on Ending Suicide

These modules were developed by Clinical Tools, Inc. (CTI) with funding from the National Institute of Mental Health.

Ending Suicide for Professionals Activity (2 hours)

  • Introduction to Suicide: Facts, Figures, and Theories
    How many people commit suicide each year? Where do most suicides occur? Why do people think about suicide? This module discusses suicide-related facts, statistics, and theoretical models. It presents the basic data about suicide in order to provide a strong foundation for understanding risk factors, assessment, and treatment.

  • 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.




Ending Suicide for Secondary Educators Activity (2 hours)

  • Introduction to Suicide: Facts, Figures, and Theories
    How many people commit suicide each year? Where do most suicides occur? Why do people think about suicide? This module discusses suicide-related facts, statistics, and theoretical models. It presents the basic data about suicide in order to provide a strong foundation for understanding risk factors, assessment, and treatment.

  • Introduction to Identification of Risk and Protective Factors in Suicide (for Secondary Education)
    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.