SPRC 2021 Tribal suicide prevention needs assessment: Aggregate technical report
Social Science Research & Evaluation, Inc.
Between December 7, 2021, and January 28, 2022, the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) and its partners at Social Science Research and Evaluation, Inc., (SSRE) conducted a Tribal Suicide Prevention Needs Assessment (TNA) with 200 suicide prevention coordinators or other individuals most knowledgeable about the suicide prevention efforts of tribes and tribal health boards (Area Health Boards that serve as member organizations of the National Indian Health Board) throughout the United States. The primary purpose of the TNA is to help SPRC better understand tribal suicide prevention needs and track changes over time in suicide prevention capacity, while providing information to tribes and tribal health boards on their own progress and on tribal suicide prevention infrastructure and programming in the nation as a whole. Findings from the TNA are also expected to help SPRC identify and develop learning opportunities, supports, and resources for tribal suicide prevention coordinators.