Research conducted by the Suicide Prevention Resource Center at EDC discusses the connection between suicide and unemployment. The report concluded that “economic circumstances themselves are insufficient to cause a suicide; in fact, we do not know of any single factor that is sufficient on its own to ‘cause’ a suicide.”
A new comprehensive report entitled Continuity of Care for Suicide Prevention and Research offers recommendations for the ongoing care of patients at risk for suicide who have been treated in emergency departments and hospitals.
Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC), has been awarded up to $22.4 million in federal funds to continue the work of the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) to provide suicide prevention expertise to states, tribes, and communities throughout the country.
Morton Silverman and Laurie Davidson of the Suicide Prevention Resource Center at EDC discuss the recent suicides at Cornell University and suggestions for preparing for and coping with a suicide on campus.
Jerry Reed is the director of the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) at EDC. SPRC collaborates with other organizations to develop tools and training programs for practitioners and community advocates. SPRC also serves as a clearing-house for information and resources based on best practices.