Resource Types: Fact Sheet/Issue Brief
Promoting Psychological Health and Suicide Prevention among Older Adults during COVID-19
This sheet provides information on how the COVID-19 pandemic impacts the psychological health of older adults and strategies for coping, supporting older adults, and seeking professional help. It also covers warning signs and risk factors for suicide, as well as screening tools to use with this population.
Increased Access to Mental Health Care for Older Adults: Getting Support during COVID-19
This sheet provides information on the potential effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health of older adults, mental health care now available for older adults through telehealth and Medicare, and links to tools and tips for finding and selecting mental health care providers.
Reducing Loneliness and Social Isolation among Older Adults
This sheet provides information on the risk factors for and impact of loneliness and social isolation on older adults, tools to identify loneliness in older adults, and interventions and resources to reduce loneliness and isolation.
Resources for Suicide Loss Survivors
This fact sheet describes the impact of a suicide death, suicidal grief, barriers to seeking help from friends and family, and special considerations for grieving children.
Understanding Risk and Protective Factors for Suicide: A Primer for Preventing Suicide
This primer provides an overview of risk and protective factors for suicide and guidance on how to use them to decrease suicide risk.
Financing suicide prevention in health care systems
This set of tools provides guidance on optimizing workflows and billing practices to finance the delivery of suicide prevention services aligned with the Zero Suicide framework. It is designed to help health and behavioral health care organizations use and maximize reimbursement mechanisms for delivering suicide care.
National estimate of LGBTQ youth seriously considering suicide
The Trevor Project consulted with experts and national datasets to arrive at estimates of LGBTQ youth ages 13-18, 19-24 and 13-24 having seriously considered suicide.
Suicide among Women Veterans: Risk Factors Associated with Mental Health and Emotional Well-Being
Women veterans are almost twice as likely as non-veteran women to die by suicide. This issue brief focuses on the link between psychopathology and suicide risk among women veterans – a link that is stronger than among male veterans. It highlights suicide risk related to mental health conditions, substance use disorders, intimate partner violence, and problems with emotion regulation and distress tolerance. The brief provides recommendations for identifying and assisting women veterans at risk for suicide for clinicians and providers.
Tailoring crisis response and pre-arrest diversion models for rural communities
This brief features a few current strategies and technologies that rural communities can adopt to increase opportunities for crisis response and pre-arrest diversion of individuals with mental and substance use disorders from the local criminal justice system.