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This document serves as a resource guide, using the Suicide Assessment Five-Step Evaluation and Triage (SAFE-T) protocol to facilitate implementation of patient safety goals on suicide. The model involves identifying risk factors; identifying protective factors; asking about suicide thoughts, plans, behaviours, & intent; determining level of risk & choosing appropriate interventions; & documenting the assessment of risk, rationale, interventions, & follow-up instructions.