Suicide Prevention

Suicide Attempts and Culturally Responsive Approaches for Latinos Factsheet

National Hispanic and Latino Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network, 2020 ” Suicide is a major public health concern as it is among the leading cause of death in the United States. Death by suicide and suicide attempts need to be understood with the... read more

REOPENING RI: Is Your Home Suicide Proof?

Rhode Island Department of Health, September 2020 Every year, millions of kids and teenagers seriously think about attempting suicide. You might think your child or teenager is not at risk for suicide, but why take a chance? These simple things can help you suicide... read more

Suicide Prevention Strategic Plan

CDC, August 2020 Suicide is a critical public health problem in the Unites States. Despite national, state, and local efforts to reduce suicide, rates continue to increase. A forward-looking effort, built upon new evidence and past accomplishments, is needed to reduce... read more

2018 Rhode Island Student Survey Summary

BHDDH, RIDOH, RIDE, 2018 The Rhode Island Student Survey (RISS) is a collaboration among the Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals (RI BHDDH), the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH), and the Rhode Island... read more

Death Rates Due to Suicide and Homicide Among Persons Aged 10-24: United States, 2000-2017

National Center for Health Statistics, October 2019 After stable trends from 2000 to 2007, suicide rates for persons aged 10–24 increased from 2007 (6.8 per 100,000 persons) to 2017 (10.6), while homicide rates declined from 2007 to 2014 and then increased through... read more

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In the event of a mental health or substance use crisis, call to connect with a licensed counselor, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Bilingual support and medications to assist with recovery are available.

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