The “How” not the “Why”: Importance of lethal means reduction for suicidal patients
1. Outline Counseling on Access to Lethal Means (CALM) based skills to reduce risk to suicidal patients
2. Discuss historic review of nationalized steps to reduce access to lethal means and evidence of its benefit
3. Identify the specific methods of a suicide attempt that place patient at the highest risk
4. Develop a clear and reliable strategy that can immediately be implemented within a clinic setting to protect suicidal patients
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