World Suicide Prevention Day

September 10, 2016 is World Suicide Prevention Day, an event to raise awareness that suicide can be prevented. This year’s theme is “connect, communicate, care”. If you are looking for information about suicide, here are a few places you can start. For other resources, stop by the Health Sciences Library on the third floor of the Li Ka Shing building (ext. 5059), or visit the Patient and Family Learning Centre across from the Marketeria (ext. 2522).

Information for You:

[1] Behavioral emergencies : an evidence-based resource for evaluating and managing risk of suicide, violence, and victimization / edited by Phillip M. Kleespies.Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, c2009. 1st ed. [e-book]

[2] Cognitive therapy for suicidal patients : scientific and clinical applications / Amy Wenzel, Gregory K. Brown, and Aaron T. Beck. Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, c2009. 1st ed. [e-book]

[3] PILOTS Database: An Electronic Index to Traumatic Stress Literature [e-resource]

[4] PsychiatryOnline [e-resource]

[5] PsycINFO [e-resource]

Information for Your Patients:

[1] International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) Resources [e-resource]

[2] Centre for Addition and Mental Health: Let’s talk about suicide prevention [e-resource]

[3] Toronto Distress Centre: Resource Library [e-resource]

[4] Ontario Association for Suicide Prevention see also helpful links [e-resource]

[5] CAMH Suicide Prevention and Assessment Handbook [PDF]


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