Report Released Detailing First-Ever National Recommendations for State Suicide Prevention Infrastructure

Recently, the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) released the first-ever national recommendations for State Suicide Prevention Infrastructure, a collaborative effort among an advisory panel of experts and stakeholders. The guidelines detail essential infrastructure elements for advancing state suicide prevention efforts, including elements to assist policy leaders and officials assess the status of their current infrastructure and guide policymaking, funding, and administrative decisions accordingly.

The recommendations are organized into six essential elements with specific guidance in each area: 1) Authorize; 2) Lead; 3) Partner; 4) Examine; 5) Build; and 6) Guide. An overview of the report and its development is available here. SPRC’s full recommendations are available here.