The state of state, territorial, and tribal suicide prevention: Findings from a web-based survey
Kennedy, K., Carmichael, A., Brown, M.M., Trudeau, A., Martinez, P., & Stone, D.M.
Despite many important accomplishments, suicide rates have increased 33% since 1999. CDC conducted an environmental scan to gain a better understanding of the current infrastructure and suicide prevention landscape among states, territories, and tribes/tribal organizations (STT), to identify resource levels, and to inform comprehensive prevention in the future. The scan objectives and methods are outlined in The State of State, Territorial, and Tribal Suicide Prevention background. The survey covered ten domains considered critical to a public health approach to suicide prevention:
Awareness of recent suicide trends; Data sources; Infrastructure; Prevention planning; Collaboration; Legislation/policy; Prevention readiness/capacity; Populations addressed; Risk and protective factors addressed; Barriers and facilitators;