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Suicide: Taking Care of Yourself After an Attempt


Description

This brochure offers information to help patients recovering from a suicide attempt move ahead after their treatment in the emergency department and provides resources for more information about suicide and mental illness.

This brochure addresses the following topics:

  • After the emergency department
  • Next steps: moving ahead and coping with future thoughts of suicide
    • Create a safety plan
    • Build a support system
    • Learn to live again
    • Everyone's recovery is different
  • Resources
Links to the Tool:
This tool is available at: http://nami.org/Content/ContentGroups/Policy/Issues_Spotlights/consumer_guide.pdf (If you don't have the software to open this PDF, download free Adobe Acrobat ReaderĀ® software External Web Site Policy.)

Developer

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Funding Sources

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (U.S.); U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


QualityTool Topic

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History

  • Release Date: 01/2006
  • Original Summary: 01/2006
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Last updated: May 15, 2013.