This Community-Led Suicide Prevention resource hub lists best practice tools that help groups take action on community suicide prevention.
This guidebook helps cities evaluate violence prevention programs. It includes the following chapters: 1) Needs and Asset Assessment, 2) Clarifying Your City’s Approach to Change, 3) Setting Goals and Measurable Objectives, 4) Evaluating Your City’s Strategy, 5) Data for Evaluation, 6) Collecting Your Own Data for Evaluation, 7) Analyzing and Reporting Findings.
This online training on strategic planning is for suicide prevention coalitions and program leaders to enhance effectiveness of prevention efforts. It follows a case example of a community coalition through the six-step planning process.
This section of the Community Tool Box provides guidance on describing a community, what matters to its members and stakeholders, determining what issues should be a priority, and describing the barriers and resources for addressing the identified issue(s).
This toolkit follows from the World Health Organization (WHO) report Preventing Suicide: A Global Imperative (WHO, 2014) by providing practical steps for engaging communities in suicide prevention activities. It describes a participatory bottom-up process by which communities can work together to identify, prioritize, and implement activities that are important and appropriate to their local context.
The Action Center suite of resources provides guidance and tools to help communities create change related to health issues. This section provides activities and resources to guide communities in choosing strategies/prevention efforts that are a good fit with the readiness and culture of their community.
The toolkit compiles evidence-based and promising models and resources to support organizations implementing suicide prevention programs in rural communities across the United States. The modules in the toolkit contain resources and information focused on developing, implementing, evaluating, and sustaining rural suicide prevention programs.