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Dissemination Methods for Suicide Prevention Programs

After determining the appropriate audience(s) for dissemination, there are many methods that can be utilized to share findings and successes of a rural suicide prevention program.

Some methods of dissemination for suicide prevention programs include:

Additional suggestions for dissemination strategies to consider are discussed in the Rural Community Health Toolkit.

Resources to Learn More

MSRC Dissemination Science Institute
Focused on developing and improving the dissemination of suicide prevention evidence-based practices and research findings to target populations. Provides tutorials, presentations, and workshops given by experts in the fields of suicide prevention and dissemination science.
Organization(s): Military Suicide Research Consortium

National Strategy for Suicide Prevention Implementation Assessment Report
Summarizes the efforts of several national organizations and federal agencies to implement the goals and objectives of the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention. Offers recommendations to support community-level suicide prevention strategies including dissemination of prevention research.
Organization(s): U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Date: 2017