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Resources by Topic: Suicide and suicide prevention

AKVDRS Suicide Death Update - Alaska, 2012-2017
Details a study on the suicide death rate in Alaska from 2012-2017. Features rates for American Indian and Alaska Native, by substance use, and by region.
Citation: State of Alaska Epidemiology Bulletin, 1
Date: 01/2019
Type: Document
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Health in Rural Missouri: Biennial Report, 2018-2019
Provides an overview of rural health in Missouri. Focuses on health status and factors that impact health. Covers demographics and population, social determinants of health, healthcare access, health status, maternal and child health, and the healthcare delivery system. Includes information on mortality related to specific health conditions as well as due to opioid overdose and suicide.
Date: 2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Missouri Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
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Wac'inyeya: Hope among American Indian Youth
Study aims to identify the factors that make American Indian (AI) youth hopeful for the future. Highlights data on AI youth suicide and details the methods of the focus-group based study.
Author(s): Jacqueline S. Gray, Lisa Schrader, Devon S. Isaacs, Megan K. Smith, Naomi M. Bender
Citation: American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research, 26(2), 151-171
Date: 2019
Type: Document
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State Strategies for Averting Early Deaths: Innovations and Best Practices for Preventing Suicide
Reports on an exchange of state-level best practices for preventing suicide. Identifies lessons learned with a focus on three categories: cross-sector collaboration; strategic partnerships including with tribal and veterans organizations; and upstream prevention efforts, including school programs. Briefly addresses challenges for rural and tribal communities. Highlights model programs from Colorado, Washington, Idaho, and Utah.
Date: 2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Governors Association
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County Health Status Profiles 2019
Reports on health status indicators recommended by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for monitoring state and local progress toward achieving Healthy People 2020 goals for the state of California. Includes county specific information for cancer deaths, diabetes, sexually transmitted diseases, teenage pregnancy, and other health conditions.
Date: 2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: California Department of Public Health
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Improving Care to Prevent Suicide Among People with Serious Mental Illness: Proceedings of a Workshop
Reports on workshop discussions held September 11-12, 2018 and a moderated Twitter chat hosted October 4, 2018 regarding mental illness and suicide risk. Addresses what is known about serious mental illness and suicide risk, what is being done about it, and recommendations for future action. Includes examples of suicide prevention interventions. Chapter 5 focuses on Native Americans and Alaska Natives.
Author(s): Board on Health Care Services
Date: 12/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Health and Medicine Division (HMD), National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
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Suicide Rates in Rural Ohio: The Role of Population Density, Social Association, and Healthcare Access
Examines rural and urban county differences in adult suicide rates in Ohio from 2007 through 2016. Includes statistics on the cause of suicide death by rural and urban counties and data describing county-level suicide rates.
Author(s): Jared A. Embree, Timothy N. Crawford, Sara J. Paton
Citation: Ohio Journal of Public Health, 1(1)
Date: 11/2018
Type: Document
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Suicide Mortality in the United States, 1999-2017
Reports on trends in suicide mortality from 1999 through 2017. Includes data by urbanization level of the decedent's county of residence, with information for metropolitan, micropolitan, and noncore counties.
Author(s): Holly Hedegaard, Sally C. Curtin, Margaret Warner
Date: 11/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Center for Health Statistics
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Suicide Rates by Major Occupational Group — 17 States, 2012 and 2015
Examines suicide deaths by occupational group for men and women aged 16-64 years from the 17 states participating in both the 2012 and 2015 National Violent Death Reporting System. Includes information on suicide rates among male farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers and among male agricultural workers.
Additional links: Erratum, Table 2
Author(s): Cora Peterson, Deborah M. Stone, Suzanne M. Marsh, et al.
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 67(45), 1253-1260
Date: 11/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Suicide and Firearm Injury in Utah: Linking Data to Save Lives
Report highlights data pertaining to suicides, homicides, and injuries from firearms in Utah. Compares data between rural and metro areas on a number of measures, such as suicides among youth, firearm ownership and storage, and suicide completion rates, among others.
Date: 10/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health
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