Friday, January 27, 2023

Tag: risk assessment

Suicide & Candy Corn: The Utility and Challenges of Risk Assessments

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Researchers admit their suicide risk assessments work only about as well as random guessing, and they can lead to harm. We can instead focus on finding new ways to form connections that might help tether someone to this world.

Hearing Veteran Narratives is Key to Suicide Prevention

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Current suicide assessment practices of the VA are reductive and do not allow for the individual’s narrative to be heard.