Links to other organizations or entities that are doing important work in this field.
- Suicide Prevention Resource Center Best Practices Registry
A registry that lists suicide prevention programs and practices in three categories. Section I lists evidence-based interventions. Section II lists expert and consensus statements, and Section III lists programs whose content (not outcomes) has undergone review for adherence to basic programmatic standards. Listings are not necessarily specific to the military, but include military-relevant programs.
- VISN 19 MIRECC Education Resources
The VISN 19 MIRECC provides educational resources on suicide prevention, risk assessment and intervention through family resources guides, articles, training videos, and presentations. In addition, there are sections on the relationship between TBI & Suicide and the newly released Clinical Toolkit on the Self-Directed Violence Classification System (SDVCS) that reflects changes in the CDC’s definitions of Suicidal Intent. Educational tools and resources are free and available to order.
The purpose of SafetyLit is to provide its users with information to allow them to identify and find material that has been published about injury prevention and safety promotion topics. SafetyLit includes summaries of doctoral theses, "scholarly" reports and journal articles about injury occurrence and risk factors.
- American Association of Suicidology
AAS supports MSRC through our annual preconference training day and an independent scientific peer review program.
- VA/DoD Collaboration Guidebook for Healthcare Research
A guidebook is to help facilitate collaborative human subject healthcare research between the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DoD). The guidebook provides researchers with an introduction to collaboration and the information needed to more effectively identify and partner with others who have common research interests.
- Research Prioritization Task Force
The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention’s Research Prioritization Task Force (RPTF) released A Prioritized Research Agenda for Suicide Prevention: An Action Plan to Save Lives, which outlines the research areas that show the most promise in helping to reduce the rates of suicide attempts and deaths in the next 5-10 years, if optimally implemented.
- Related Journals
A list of journals that regularly publish articles on suicide or by MSRC members.
- STARRS-LS Public Use Data
The Study to Assess Risk and Resilience in Servicemembers — Longitudinal Study (STARRS-LS) is a research project funded by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to create practical, actionable information on risk reduction and resilience-building for suicide, suicide-related behavior, and other mental/behavioral health issues in the military. This link details the public use data policies of STARRS-LS.