January 25, 2018

While most suicide intervention efforts have been focused on mental health and emergency room settings, professionals throughout all medical fields play a critical role in suicide prevention.

November 14, 2017

“All Patients Safe” is an interactive video training available to all healthcare providers as required by new state law.

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November 14, 2017

David Yamashita talks about his mother, Patty, who died by suicide after suffering from mental illness.

October 6, 2017

After Todd and Laura Crooks lost their oldest son Chad to suicide, the West Seattle couple created Chad's Legacy Project to bring resources together and spark change.

September 13, 2017

Every day there are more than 5,400 suicide attempts by students in grades seven through 12 in the United States.

August 8, 2017

About 61 percent of firearm owners in the U.S.

Before the horrific mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, before the U.S.

Dr. Jeff Sung first felt the anguish and guilt of losing a patient to suicide when he was a UW resident training in psychiatry and behavioral sciences. 

Gun-related fatalities are a problem in Washington state: Within the past few years, 665 people on average have died each year from firearm injuries—more people than were killed in car crashes.


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