“Reducing Future Suicide Attempts by Forging Connection”


A new study published Tuesday in PLOS Medicine may offer evidence for an intervention for people who have already been hospitalized for a suicide attempt.  The Attempted Suicide Short Intervention Program (ASSIP) is a “novel brief therapy based on a patient-centered model of suicidal behavior” that also sends personalized letters from a therapist for two years.

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  1. Bryan Stevenson’s TED presentation is extraordinary as is his work through EJI. When history is not accurately taught through the school system then ignorance is associated with some learners’ resistance to change. I hope enlightenment promotes social justice.