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AMSR is a 1 day training designed to help all behavioral health professionals learn how to recognize, assess, and help suicidal patients. OSPF’s training will focus on helping youth and young adults presenting with suicide related-behaviors (10-24). AMSR provides professionals with a deeper understanding of suicide ideation and its treatment by training participants in how to approach work with suicidal patients, how to understand suicide, how to get important information from patients regarding suicide, how to form accurate judgement on client well-being, and how to engage in safety planning and means restriction with patients.

More information on AMSR is available at

Funding for Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk (AMSR) was made possible (in part) under grant number SM062894 from the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The views expressed in written conference materials or publication and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the views, opinions, or policies of CMHS, SAMHSA, or HHS; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

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