Suicide in Correctional Facilities

This paper addresses suicide prevention, a problem that administrators in correctional facilities face on a daily basis. This policy paper analyzes the problem in depth by examining 2 alternative policies. The first is the Hayes et al 1995 report on the Elayn Hunt Correctional Center Suicide Prevention Plan. The second is a 1991 article by[…]

Awareness Effects of a Youth Suicide Prevention Media Campaign in Louisiana

The impacts of a state-wide media campaign on call volumes to a national hotline were analyzed to determine if advertisements raised awareness of the hotline. The authors used a quasi-experimental design to compare call volumes from zip codes where & when the campaign is active with those where & when the campaign is not active.[…]

Suicide and Community Traumatic Events: is There a Connection?


Homicide Followed by Suicide: an Integrated Theoretical Perspective

Homicide followed by suicide is an extremely rare event, requiring an integrated theoretical understanding that goes beyond explaining it as either homicide or suicide. Police reports, newspaper articles, and interviews with families, friends, and neighbors connected with 42 homicide–suicide cases that occurred in greater metropolitan New Orleans between 1989 and 2001 form the empirical base[…]

The Lived Experience of Loss: a Phenomenological Study


About the LA Youth Suicide Prevention Task Force!

The Three R’s of Success for a 24-Hour Crisis Intervention Hotline

Published in “Back to the Future: Refocusing the Image of Suicide,” ed. by J L McIntosh

LOSS: a Postvention Model Follow-up Report

Published in “Back to the Future: Refocusing the Image of Suicide,” ed. by J L McIntosh

The Loss Program – An Active Postvention Model

L.O.S.S.: a Postvention Model for AAS Consideration

This document summarizes a discussion of Local Outreach to Suicide Survivors (L.O.S.S.), a postvention response program in Eastern Baton Rouge, Louisiana.