SAFE-T Pocket Card: Suicide Assessment Five-Step Evaluation and Triage for Clinicians and Mobile App
Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Resource Type: Documents and Publications
Focus Population: Behavioral Health Leaders, People experiencing Suicidal Urges
Topics: Behavioral Health Organizational Guidance Docs, Suicide Postvention, Suicide Prevention, Trauma-informed
This resource gives a brief overview on conducting a suicide assessment using a five-step evaluation and triage plan. The five-step plan involves identifying risk factors and protective factors, conducting a suicide inquiry, determining risk level and interventions, and documenting a treatment plan.