This report was produced by the Crisis Services Task Force of the The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention, which is the public-private partnership advancing the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention by championing suicide prevention as a national priority, catalyzing efforts to implement high priority objectives of the National Strategy, and cultivating the resources needed to sustain progress.
Launched in 2010 by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and former Defense Secretary Robert Gates, the Action Alliance envisions a nation free from the tragic event of suicide. Education Development Center, Inc. operates the Secretariat for the Action Alliance through the Suicide Prevention Resource Center.
Zero Suicide: Adopt the Mindset. Change the World.
Zero Suicide is a global movement that has called upon and joined together suicide prevention experts from across the globe; to research, evaluate and share prevention successes. The result is continuous improvement and dissemination of tools and instructions for health care professionals, equipping them for effective and caring interactions with those experiencing the despair of suicidal thoughts. The movement is based upon a foundational belief that suicide deaths are preventable. Visit www.zerosuicide.org to learn more.
The Peer 2.0 movement seeks a new clinical, measurement paradigm. Peer supports have long been recognized for their effectiveness and impact. The next generation of recovery is the measurement of outcomes. Peer 2.0 seeks to move from anecdotal reports to a proven framework grounded in research and outcomes.
Headquartered in Phoenix, RI International is one of the nation’s leading crisis services mental health providers. Founded as a non-profit in 1990, the Company is in Delaware, Arizona, California, North Carolina, Washington State and New Zealand, has been accredited by Joint Commission since 1992 and has certified more than 7,000 peers around the world since the year 2000.
BHL’s team is available 24/7/365 to help address mental health crises and/or addictions. Since 1998, BHL has provided quality personal interaction through its crisis intervention and access services. BHL’s programs are recognized nationally for setting a new standard of care, supported by emerging research in recent studies by experts from the University of Montreal, Rutgers University, and Columbia University.