New Toolkit on Suicide Prevention for Senior Living Communities

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New Toolkit on Suicide Prevention for Senior Living Communities

Promoting Mental Health and Preventing Suicide:  A Toolkit for Senior Living Communities

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Promoting Emotional Health and Preventing Suicide: A Toolkit for Senior Living Communities is now available from SAMHSA. This cutting-edge toolkit equips senior living staff with resources to promote emotional health and prevent suicide among residents. It includes guidelines for integrating suicide prevention into ongoing programs, hands-on tools, and comprehensive training manuals.

The toolkit includes:

  • A comprehensive guide on getting started, suggested goals and action steps, and useful tools
  • An annotated reference list
  • Three training manuals for workshops including PowerPoint slides and scripts—two for staff and one for residents and family members
  • Fact sheets for residents and family members.

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