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Rural Suicide Prevention Toolkit

Welcome to the Rural Suicide Prevention Toolkit. The toolkit compiles evidence-based and promising models and resources to support organizations implementing suicide prevention programs in rural communities across the United States.

The modules in the toolkit contain resources and information focused on developing, implementing, evaluating, and sustaining rural suicide prevention programs. There are more resources on general community health strategies available in the Rural Community Health Toolkit.


Module 1: Introduction
Overview of suicide in the U.S. and unique challenges that rural communities face.

Module 2: Program Models
Models for suicide prevention programs.

Module 3: Program Clearinghouse
Examples of promising suicide prevention programs that have been implemented in rural communities.

Module 4: Implementation
Important issues to consider and address when implementing a rural suicide prevention program.

Module 5: Evaluation
Tools that can help with the evaluation of a suicide prevention program.

Module 6: Sustainability
Resources to help with planning for the sustainability of a suicide prevention program.

Module 7: Dissemination
Ideas and resources for disseminating findings from a suicide prevention program.