Elder suicide prevention: A review of best practices and recommendations for state initiatives in Maine


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Charland J
University of Maine, Center on Aging

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This manual describes: evidence based practices of elder suicide prevention; screening tools for assessing elder suicide risk; best practices in elder suicide prevention across the U.S.; current training programs for direct care staff in other states; public awareness education campaigns; and funding sources that could support Maine in pursuing this issue further. Prepared for the Joint Advisory Committee on Select Services for Older Persons (JAC) and the Maine Department of Health and Human Services.