Project

Missouri Zero Suicide in Health Systems

Missouri Zero Suicide in Health Systems

Principal Investigator: Sale, Elizabeth W.
October 18, 2018 - September 30, 2023
Funder: Missouri Department of Mental Health
Official Title: Missouri Zero Suicide in Health Systems

MIMH is evaluating the effectiveness of the Zero Suicide in Health Systems Project in St. Louis and Kansas City, Missouri.  This project provides follow-up care and crisis services to suicidal adults 25 and older who present at emergency departments or are receiving in-patient psychiatric care. Desired outcomes include reductions in suicide attempts, hospitalizations, and suicidal ideation. The MYSPP is funded by SAMHSA and directed by the Missouri Department of Mental Health. Services are provided by ReDiscover, a Kansas City community mental health center, and Behavioral Health Response, which provides crisis intervention and referral services in the St. Louis metropolitan area.

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