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New Construction Industry Blueprint for Suicide Prevention Released through National Partnership (September 3, 2015)

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Zero Suicide Academy Offers Health Care Organizations Approach to Care to Dramatically Reduce Suicides (June 23, 2014)

 First-ever Academy focuses on the Zero Suicide approach 

Washington, DC (June 23, 2014) – This week, the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) will conduct a first-ever Zero Suicide Academy for a select group of health care organizations to transform these systems to dramatically reduce suicides among patients in their care. In this two-day training, sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services...

Groundbreaking Resource Promotes Messaging about Suicide that is Strategic, Safe, Positive, and Prevention-Focused (June 18, 2014)

National public-private partnership launches the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention Framework for Successful Messaging

Washington, DC – (June 18, 2014) Today the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) announces the launch of its highly-anticipated resource, the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention Framework for Successful Messaging at ...

Netsmart and the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention Announce Partnership to Improve Suicide Risk Assessment Tools (May 5, 2014)

Integration of suicide risk reduction technologies into EHRs to serve as national model

Washington, D.C., May 5, 2014 – Netsmart and the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) today announced a partnership designed to significantly advance the suicide prevention field’s risk reduction technologies.

Netsmart and the Action Alliance will initially collaborate to provide suicide risk-related clinical decision...

New Leaders to Join National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention Executive Committee (May 1, 2014)

May 1, 2014

Members bring unique backgrounds, perspective, and expertise to leverage suicide prevention nationwide

Washington, DC – The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) is pleased to announce five new Executive Committee members who will provide strategic direction and work to guide the Action Alliance in its goal to save 20,000 lives in five years. The senior leaders who comprise the Executive Committee (EXCOM) are carefully chosen for their ability to advance the National...

First-Ever National Research Agenda for Suicide Prevention Aligns Research Priorities to Save More Lives (February 5, 2014)

A call to action to advance suicide prevention field

Washington, DC— A Task Force of the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) today released a first-of-its-kind national action plan, A Prioritized Research Agenda for Suicide Prevention: An Action Plan to Save Lives, aimed at prioritizing suicide prevention research. A three-year intensive and collaborative effort by the Action Alliance’s Research Prioritization Task Force (RPTF), the Prioritized Research Agenda is a call to action to the suicide prevention field to align efforts and more...

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2012

Action Alliance Launches National Strategy for Suicide Prevention Outlines Priorities and Goal to Save 20,000 Lives in Five Years

2011

Workplace Task Force Launched; Advances in National Strategy Revision and Research Agenda Recognized onWorld Suicide Prevention Day

2010