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Suicide: A Preventable Public Health Priority

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Step Status
Educational Materials
Release Date: Sat, 1/1/22
Termination Date: Thu, 6/30/22
Credits: 1

Planning Team

Educational Planner: Matthew L. Boulton, MD, MPH
Educational Co-Planners: Phoebe Kulik, MPH, CHES, Dany Zemmel, MPH
Activity Coordinator(s): Maria Gilson
Presenter: Ellyson Stout, MS

There are no relevant financial relationships to disclose for this activity.

Educational Objectives: At the end of this activity, participant 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
Target Audience: This activity is appropriate for Other Healthcare Professionals, Physicians in the fields of Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry.
Accreditation and Credit Designation:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Michigan Medical School and University of Michigan School of Public Health. 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 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Original Release Date: June 2019
Termination Date: June 2022

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Additional Info: Bibliographic Resources

References: Suicide Prevention Resource Center | SPRC

  1. Boggs, J. et al. (2018, June). General medical, mental health, and demographic risk factors associated with suicide by firearm compared with other means. 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