Year: 2006 Source: Injury Prevention, v.12, suppl.2, (December 2006), p.ii17-ii21 SIEC No: 20070227

Year 2004 suicide data from the South Carolina Violent Death Reporting System were linked to South Carolina Uniform Billing codes from hospital inpatient & emergency room billing records, State Dpartment of Mental Healthh service records, & criminal justice databases. Results shows the positive benefits of partnerships created through the South Carolina Violent Death Reporting System, illustrate how this system & human services databases may augument each other, & suggest practitioners should explore implementation of prevention programs in specific settings. (3 refs.)