Developing the Family Intervention for Suicide Prevention (FISP) SAMHSA Dr. Joan Asarnow is the developer of the Family Intervention for Suicide Prevention (FISP), an evidence-based intervention aimed at preventing and treating suicidal behavior among youths brought to emergency rooms. In this video, Dr. Asarnow is joined by her colleague, Dr. Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus, with whom she collaborated in developing FISP. They discuss the intervention’s core components and intended effects. Dr. Maggie Rea, another colleague, is also featured; she discusses lessons learned regarding implementing the intervention in hospital emergency departments.
Feeling down? Let's talk - Prevention of suicide among adolescents World Health Organization (WHO) This is a documentary about the prevention of suicide among adolescents.
Every year close to 800,000 people die by suicide. It is the second leading cause of death among 15-29 year-olds. This video describes how Malatavie, a health service established in 1996 out of a partnership between the Children Action Foundation and the University Hospitals of Geneva, supports young people who are at risk of suicide, working together with their families and social and educational services.
NPW 2017: Suicide and Substance Use in Young People SAMHSA NPW 2017: Suicide and Substance Use in Young People” provides an overview on the relationship between suicide and substance use among young people, and includes best practices in prevention and intervention.
How to Ask if Someone is Suicidal VideoMD Suicide is the worst complication of depression. Family may be the best people to find clues of suicidal ideation - when someone is thinking about suicide. This brief video discusses the best way to ask someone if they are suicidal, and how to elicit the information from someone who has depression.