Zero Suicide for Health Systems


Learn about Zero Suicide in Health Systems

An aspirational answer to a complex challenge.

The Implementation of Zero Suicide in Health Systems is a framework funded by a grant from Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration's that we have received to improve suicide care for those within health and behavioral health systems. Putting into action each of the seven Zero Suicide elements will save lives.


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transformational framework in your System
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Information, tools, and resources for health care systems.

Zero Suicide

If you are thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or would like emotional support, the Suicide Prevention Lifeline is available 24/7 across the United States.

Suicide Prevention
Did you know?

Health Systems can help prevent suicide by knowing the facts as well as the warning signs.

Data and Reports

The rate of suicide in Kansas increased by 70 percent between 1999 and 2018. Download Suicide Statistics in Kansas | 2015-2017 offers a snapshot of the most commonly asked questions around suicide including community health outcomes, as well as the circumstances around suicide.

Questions about data? Ask Lauren at Lauren.Gracy@ks.gov.

How can you help?

If you are concerned someone is at risk for suicide, there are steps you can take.

Any health or behavioral health care system can get involved with Zero Suicide. Learn more about the 7 essential elements of Zero Suicide in Health Systems.

Do not wait, contact Leslie at Leslie.Hale@ks.gov today to get started!