Best Practices in Care Transitions for Individuals with Suicide Risk: Inpatient Care to Outpatient Care

Date: 2019
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)


Type:  Guidelines/Recommendations
Author:  National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention
Publisher:  National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention

Implementation Essentials

This report, designed to build on the Action Alliance’s Recommended Standard Care for People with Suicide Risk and The Way Forward: Pathways to Hope, Recovery, and Wellness with Insights from Lived Experience, presents feasible, evidence-based practices that health systems and providers can take to improve patient engagement and safety during the transition from inpatient to outpatient care.

For more information about the report, including a complementary video and handout, or to learn more about the Action Alliance’s care transitions efforts, visit