Resource: Preventing Suicide: A Technical Package of Policy, Programs, and Practices

Agencies & Departments : 
Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality

This technical package (PDF, 62 pages) describes seven science-based strategies that communities and states can use in their suicide prevention efforts. These strategies include: strengthening economic supports, strengthening access and delivery of suicide care, creating protective environments, promoting connectedness, teaching coping and problem-solving skills, identifying and supporting people at risk, and lessening harms and preventing future risk. Learn more (PDF, 62 pages).