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Suicide: A Preventable Public Health Priority

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Step Status
Educational Materials
Release Date: Fri, 6/21/19
Termination Date: Tue, 12/31/19
Credits: 1
Educational Objectives: At the end of this activity, participants should be able to: Recognize the role of various professions in suicide prevention Identify accessible resources and strategies for suicide prevention Describe opportunities for systems change to support suicide prevention.

Link to Course:
Suicide: A Preventable Public Health Priority
Target Audience: This activity is appropriate for physicians and other health professionals in the fields of Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry.
Accreditation Information:

Accreditation and Credit Designation

The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Michigan Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Release Date: 06/21/19

Termination Date: 06/20/22

Additional Info:

Presenter: Ellyson Stout, Director, Suicide Prevention Resource Center

Educational Planner: Matthew Boulton
Educational Co-Planner: Danielle Zemmel

*Financial Disclosures:
There are no relevant financial relationships with ACCME-defined commercial interests to disclose for this activity.

SPRC | Suicide Prevention Resource Center
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Psychiatric Services: 69(6): 677-684.
2. Centers for Disease Control (2018). Youth Risk Behavior Survey Data Summary and Trends Report 2007-2017. Accessed online at: https://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/data/yrbs/pdf/trendsreport.pdf
3. Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). (2016). The evaluation of the comprehensive community mental health services for children with serious emotional disturbances program, report to Congress, 2015.
4. Coffey CE. Building a system of perfect depression care in behavioral health. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2007 Apr;33(4):193-9.
5. Piscopo, K., Lipari, R. N., Cooney, J., & Glasheen, C. (2016, September). Suicidal thoughts and behavior among adults: Results from the

Credits available:

AMA PRA Category 1: 1.00
Participation: 1.00
Participation: 1.00