Year: 2009 Source: Boulder, CO: WICHE Center for Rural Mental Health Research, (August 2009). 34p. SIEC No: 20110009

The first phase of this project was designed to develop a means to identify rural counties at high risk for suicide. This methodology could then theoretically be used to inform targeted rural suicide prevention efforts in primary care. The second phase resulted in the Suicide Prevention Toolkit for Rural Primary Care Providers. The purpose of the Toolkit & a related webcast is to provide the education & support needed to identify & address the critical needs of suicidal patients. The Toolkit also includes strategies for making suicide prevention a collaborative effort among primary care providers, their office staff, & the entire community. JA

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