New Quick Safety on utilizing validated tools for suicide risk screening
A new issue of Quick Safety focuses on utilizing validated tools for suicide risk screening.
Suicide risk screening is intended to identify individuals who may be at risk of suicide. Brief validated screening tools are an effective way to identify individuals at risk for suicide who may require both further assessment and steps to protect them from attempting suicide. But while there are numerous types of suicide screening tools available, any tool that is not used appropriately may hinder the intended results.
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