PUBLIC - Suicide Prevention Programs

Welcome to MPI’s Suicide Prevention Series. These programs have been developed in concert with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and does not require a subscription for viewing. To participate for certification you must be an MPI subscriber. For subscribers, this program is available as an in-service credited program complete with tracking and testing. If you would like information on our online in-service subscription, please contact dawn@mpitraining.com or david@mpitraining.com. For technical support assistance erik@mpitraining.com


Understanding Suicide: Suicide Prevention

Understanding Suicide

Module 1 - Understanding Suicide

In module one, we will focus on understanding suicide and look into the risk factors and warning signs often present in persons with suicidal ideation. We will define the psychological autopsy and look at the connections between mental illness and suicide.
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Understanding Suicide

Module 2 - Understanding Suicide

In module two, the main focus is suicide among our military veterans. We will look at PTSD and suicidal ideation and what police interactions and considerations are available to those of us in law enforcement.
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Understanding Suicide

Module 3 - Understanding Suicide

In module 3 we will discuss and examine how suicide affects many people in different categories including the LGBT community, persons with mental illness, the elderly and law enforcement professionals. Although the warning signs for suicide may be similar, the risk for suicide is exacerbated by the existing difficulties unique to the lifestyle of those involved. We will also look into Postvention Practices for law enforcement. 

Understanding Suicide

Additional Resources - Understanding Suicide

Links, Resources and Updates.
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