Safety Planing Intervention & Means Restriction for Suicide Prevention
What is Safety Planning Intervention for Suicide Prevention?
Safety Planning is used to provide people who are experiencing suicidal ideation with a specific set of concrete strategies to use in order to decrease the risk of suicidal behavior. The safety plan includes coping strategies that may be used and individuals or agencies that may be contacted during a crisis. The Safety Planning Intervention is a collaborative effort between a treatment provider and a patient.
What is Means Restriction Training?
Means Restriction Education is designed to help providers educate at patients at risk for suicide or parents and adult caregivers of youth at risk for suicide to limit access to firearms, alcohol, and prescription or over-the-counter drugs in the home. The intervention also gives parents and caregivers specific, practical advice on how to dispose of or lock up firearms and substances that may be used in a suicide attempt.
Who should attend?
Counselors, Doctors, Nurses, Emergency Room Staff
Training is Free