United for a Suicide Free New York
We all have a role to play in preventing suicides. Suicide is a complex problem. But through our collective action, we can save lives. New York State is committed to preventing suicides. This site was designed to provide a comprehensive set of tools, information, and resources to support the effort.
COVID-19 Resources and Guidance
Many mental health clinicians are shifting to telehealth to provide essential services during the COVID-19 outbreak in New York State. This guidance document provides telehealth tips for mental health clinicians working with suicidal clients, including recommendations on how to develop a clinical management plan and adaptations for conducting comprehensive suicide risk assessment and safety planning in a telehealth setting. It was developed by the Suicide Prevention Training, Implementation, and Evaluation group at the Center for Practice Innovations at Columbia University/New York State Psychiatric Institute.Telehealth Tips for Clinicians
Suicide Prevention Training
There are a variety of suicide prevention training options to choose from, whether you are a clinician, a non-clinical health care worker, a school or university administrator, educator, or community member.
Find A Training
Suicide prevention trainings are provided across New York State. Sign up for a training near you!