Office of Suicide Prevention

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Suicide prevention

Funding opportunities

  • Current funding and grant opportunities.

Suicides in Colorado: Data tool for Colorado communities

Suicide Prevention Commission

  • Created in 2014 to serve as the interface between public and private sectors in establishing statewide suicide prevention priorities that are data-driven and evidence-based.

    Injury and violence data and epidemiology

    • Data resources, general injury reports, and data on suicide, adult falls, prescription drug abuse, motor vehicle, child fatality and abuse, marijuana, sexual violence, infant safe sleep.

      Youth and young adult suicide prevention

      • Resources and materials supporting suicide prevention

      Resources for primary care providers

      • Print materials and training opportunities for primary care providers working to prevent suicide

      Resources for emergency departments and suicidal patients

      • Print materials, tools and training opportunities for emergency departments and mental health centers working to prevent suicide

      Resources for after a suicide attempt or experience

      • Resources for supporting yourself, your loved one, or your community after someone has experienced a suicide attempt, behaviors, or thoughts.

      Resources for after a suicide loss

      • Short-term and long term support as well as individual, family, and organization/community support.

      Gun safety and suicide

      • Resources for licensed firearms dealers, ranges and safety instructors

      Suicide investigation form

      • Tool for investigators to use during the death investigation process

      Office of Suicide Prevention community grantees

      • Priority public health initiatives, data resources, current grantees

      Archived Newsletters

      • View previous issues of the newsletter
      Annual report
      • Read the latest annual report from the Colorado Office of Suicide Prevention.

      Order materials

      • Access the online material order form to receive hardcopy materials.

      SIM Call to Action: Policymaker Briefing

      • Recommendations for policymakers on how to carry forward the work of improving Coloradans' mental health by focusing on a shared risk and protective factors strategy, developed by the SIM Population Health workgroup 

      The Role of Public Health in Suicide Prevention

      • This toolkit can help to provide resources and information to support local public health departments in their efforts to address the issue of suicide within their communities.

      SIM Call to Action: Local Public Health

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      • Advice on how to incorporate mental health promotion into various aspects of local public health work from leaders from local public health agencies across Colorado.