Suicide Prevention: A Healer Education and Referral Program for Nurses

  title={Suicide Prevention: A Healer Education and Referral Program for Nurses},
  author={J. Davidson and S. Zisook and Brittany Kirby and Gianni DeMichele and W. Norcross},
  journal={JONA: The Journal of Nursing Administration},
  • J. Davidson, S. Zisook, +2 authors W. Norcross
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • JONA: The Journal of Nursing Administration
  • OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to describe the pilot expansion of a proactive suicide risk–screening program, initially designed for physicians, to nurses. [...] Key Method RESULTS During the 1st 6 months of the program, 172 of 2475 (7%) nurses completed questionnaires; 74 (43%) were rated as high risk, and another 98 (55%) as moderate risk; 12 (7%) reported current active thoughts or actions of self-harm, and 19 (11%) reported previous suicide attempts.Expand Abstract
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