Suicide safety plans are an important component in providing suicide safe care. Participants will learn how to use the evidence-based Stanley Brown safety plan template to conduct collaborative safety plans for individuals with thoughts of suicide. The presenter will share lessons learned from his many years of clinical experience and personal experience with suicide safety planning.
Iowa has many resources to respond to individuals and families experiencing a mental health, suicide, substance use disorder or problem gambling concern but many people are unaware of the services. This webinar will highlight crisis services available including mobile crisis, crisis stabilization units, Access Centers and crisis hotlines including Your Life Iowa and 988.
This webinar will describe the scope of problem, discuss theories as to why youth die by suicide and provide standards of care and treatment protocols for working with youth experiencing suicide ideation. Two guest speakers will present their lived experience of losing their child to suicide.