Suicide Risk Management Consultation Program
Source: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Resource Type: Website or Webpage Article
Focus Population: Seniors, Older Adults, Veterans
Topics: Mental Health Treatment, Suicide Postvention, Suicide Prevention
The Suicide Risk Management Consultation Program (SRM) provides free consultation, support, and resources that promote therapeutic best practices for providers working with Veterans at risk of suicide. SRM consults on topics including: Risk assessment; Conceptualization of suicide risk; Lethal means; Safety counseling; Strategies for how to engage Veterans at high risk; Best practices for documentation and provider support after a suicide loss (postvention). Who can request a consult? Any VA or community provider who works with Veterans with suicidal thoughts and/or behaviors.