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Section 19
Caring Contact Examples and Follow up Phone Call Script Example

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The Utah Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health (DSAMH)

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1. Psychoeducation Examples: AFSP and SPRC
2. AFSP After an Attempt: Immediately after an attempt Interacting with family and friends Things you can do to support your recovery Safety Plan
3. SPRC “Caring for Adult Patients with Suicide Risk: A Consensus Guide for Emergency Departments - Action Steps
4. Caring Contact Examples

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- (2018). Safe Care Transitions for Suicide Prevention. Utah Zero Suicide Learning Collaborative 2018, 17–27. Retrieved September 5, 2019 from Docs/Safe Care Transitions DSAMH 2018.pdf

Youth Suicide Prevention Referral and Tracking Toolkit

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1. Introduction: This toolkit has been created to help school personnel involved in school-based suicide prevention and intervention to (1) track youth identified and referred for risk of suicide and (2) use that information to inform and evaluate suicide prevention practice.
2. The toolkit is organized into two parts: Part 1—Facilitating Good Data Collection and Use; Part 2—Additional Resources and Background.
3. Recommendations for Facilitating Good Data Collection:
-Consider the regulations for confidentiality for different professionals in your school
-Identify a champion
-Secure administrative cooperation
-Consider providing a stipend
-Build staff awareness
-Build appreciation
-Choose the right data coordinator.
4. Part 2 Additional Resources and Background:
-Approaches to Early Identification of Youth at Elevated Risk for Suicide.
-Lessons Learned From the MYSPP Evaluation.
-Two Case Studies From the Maine Initiative.

- Madden, M. Ph.D., Haley, D., M.P.H. Youth Suicide Prevention Referral and Tracking Toolkit. Maine Youth Suicide Prevention Program.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Article References:
Luxton, D. D., June, J. D., & Comtois, K. A. (2013). Can postdischarge follow-up contacts prevent suicide and suicidal behavior? A review of the evidence. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 34(1), 32–41.

Predmore, Z., Ramchand, R., Ayer, L., Kotzias, V., Engel, C., Ebener, P., Kemp, J. E., Karras, E., & Haas, G. L. (2017). Expanding suicide crisis services to text and chat: Responders' perspectives of the differences between communication modalities. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 38(4), 255–260.

Reger, M. A., Luxton, D. D., Tucker, R. P., Comtois, K. A., Keen, A. D., Landes, S. J., Matarazzo, B. B., & Thompson, C. (2017). Implementation methods for the caring contacts suicide prevention intervention. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 48(5), 369–377.

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