Ohio State’s Suicide Prevention Program receives $150,000 in funding to continue operations Campus – The Lantern – Ohio State University By Alice Bacani Published: Tuesday, February 26, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013 23:02 The Ohio State University Suicide Prevention Program was close to losing its funding, but a $150,000 grant will allow […]
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Predicting Suicide with the SAD PERSONS Scale A study of two widely used assessment tools for suicidal behavior, the SAD PERSONS scale and the Modified SAD PERSONS Scale (MSPS), found that neither accurately assesses or predicts suicide attempts. In fact, SAD PERSONS did not predict suicide better than a system based on chance. The authors concluded that these instruments “should not […]
Kathleen Sebelius: Bring Mental Illness Out of the Shadows On Monday, February 4, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius authored an article featured on USAToday.com: Fifty years ago Tuesday, President John Kennedy shattered the national silence when he delivered a message to Congress in which he called for a bold new community-based approach […]