Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, with more than 47,500 suicides recorded in America in 2019*. According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, ninety percent of people who die by suicide have an underlying - and potentially treatable - mental health condition.
PRMS is dedicated to supporting our clients, as well as the greater mental healthcare community. Find suicide resources and assessment tools compiled by our risk management team below to help protect your patients and practice, and support mental health organizations like the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention through our Refer a Colleague program.
If you or someone you know is in a crisis, call or text the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 9-8-8.
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*Suicide data taken from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Data & Statistics Fatal Injury Report for 2019.
PRMS is pleased to support the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention this September in recognition of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.
For every referral,
we donate to
Refer colleagues to PRMS® and we will donate $50 to the mental health organization of your choice - regardless of whether a policy is purchased!
THOUGHT-LEADERS IN RISK MANAGEMENT
PRMS Director of Risk Management, Donna Vanderpool, MBA, JD, has contributed to many clinical textbooks:
APA Textbook of Suicide Risk Assessment and Management, 3rd ed.
APA Textbook of Forensic Psychiatry, 3rd ed
Mental Health Practice in a Digital World: A Clinicians Guide
Psychoanalysis Online 2: Impact of Technology on Development, Training and Therapy