Suicide

Preventing suicide in US veterans

Preventing suicide in US veterans

Greater awareness and enhancing communication between patients and primary care providers can help lower the risk of suicide among US veterans.

Divergent views on the ACP position statement on physician-assisted suicide

Divergent views on the ACP position statement on physician-assisted suicide

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The ACP proposes that efforts should focus on improving end-of-life care, as through palliative and hospice care.

Suicide attempt risk not associated with ADHD treatment

Suicide attempt risk not associated with ADHD treatment

There does not appear to be an association between methylphenidate hydrochloride treatment for ADHD and suicide attempts.

Evidence-based practices for suicide prevention

Evidence-based practices for suicide prevention

Physician education in depression recognition and treatment and restricting access to lethal methods have significant data supporting their effectiveness in suicide prevention.

Suicide prevention: restricting access to lethal means is effective

Suicide prevention: restricting access to lethal means is effective

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While many suicide prevention techniques are effective, others have not been proven to be beneficial.

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