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Suicide Prevention Communication Checklist suicidal assessment checklist for adults


The M3 Checklist provides an individualized patient assessment geared toward early detection, DAST-10 was designed to provide a brief instrument for clinical screening and treatment evaluation and can be used with adults and older youth. The Kessler 6 & Kessler 10 are mental health screening tools used with a general adult population.

The Suicide Risk Assessment Pocket Card was developed to assist clinicians in all areas but especially in primary care and the emergency room/triage area to make an assessment and care decisions regarding patients who present with suicidal ideation or provide reason to believe that there is cause for concern.

The Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS) is a questionnaire used for suicide assessment developed by multiple institutions, including Columbia University, with NIMH support. The scale is evidence-supported and is part of a national and international public health initiative involving the assessment of suicidality.