Resources for Researchers and Clinicians

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

The Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) is the only federally supported resource center devoted to advancing the implementation of the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention

CALM: Counseling on Access to Lethal Means

CALM is a 1.5 to 2 hour workshop designed to help providers implement counseling strategies to help clients at risk for suicide and their families reduce access to lethal means, particularly (but not exclusively) firearms. Click here for more information.

Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network

The purpose of the MHTTC Network is technology transfer – disseminating and implementing evidence-based practices for mental disorders into the field.

Care New England has created a website with educational information that can be used for staff or for providing resources for further education about suicide prevention.

“Ask the Question” campaign

Gunlocks available from the Providence VA

The number of firearm suicide deaths have been increasing, including for ages too young to legally purchase a firearm in Rhode Island.  See the link below for more information about how one can get gunlocks from the VA in Providence. There are also law enforcement agencies that may have them available through Project Child Safe.

Reducing Teen Access to Medications