Decrease the rate of suicide deaths in Clermont County residents

MHA 3. Youth Suicide Deaths / MHA 4. Adult Suicide Deaths

19.8per 100,0002019

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Story Behind the Curve

Contributing Factors (What's helping the trend?):

  • Breaking mental health stigma by increasing awareness
  • Access to quality medical care
  • PSAs and mental health programs/services aimed at reducing depression/suicide (hotlines, school programs/presentations, etc.)

Restricting Factors (What's keeping the trend from improving?):

    • Covid-19 pandemic. The pandemic restricted program activities, access, and availability
    • Inability to access medical care (cost, transportation, geographic location, etc.)

Equity Issues (What disparities are contributing?):

  • Veterans
  • Rural populations/geographic location
  • Sexual orientation and gender minorities
  • Racial and ethnic minorities
  • Middle-aged adults
  • Tribal populations
  • Domestic violence victims/survivors
  • ACEs victims
  • Job industry and occupation
Partners

Clermont Board of Development Disabilities

Clermont County Educational Service Center

Clermont County Family & Children First

Clermont County Mental Health & Recovery Board

Clermont County Suicide Prevention Coalition

Ohio State University Extension Office

Strategy

Suicide awareness, prevention, and peer norm programs

Digital access to treatment services and crisis supports

Activities

Suicide awareness, prevention, and peer norm programs

  • Suicide awareness, prevention, and peer norms programs (SOS, QPR, MH First Aid, K-CIT) (Clermont County Educational Service Center, Clermont County Mental Health & Recovery Board)
  • Awareness campaign toward high-risk populations (annual Candlelight Vigil, Hope Squad) (Clermont County Mental Health & Recovery Board)
  • Assessments trainings (CAMS, AMSR) (Clermont County Mental Health & Recovery Board)
  • Educate gun sellers about the need for gun safety/storage to prevent suicide (Clermont County Family & Children First, Clermont County Suicide Prevention Coalition)
  • Wraparound for youth/families/teams virtually or in-home, based upon family preference (Clermont County Family & Children First)
  • Develop crisis plans with the youth, family, and team members (Clermont County Family & Children First)
  • Local funding for suicide prevention programs (Clermont County Family & Children First)

Digital access to treatment services and crisis supports

  • Refer individuals and families to Mobile Crisis line as needed (Clermont Board of Developmental Disabilities, Ohio State University Extension Office)
  • Provide Zero Suicide treatment services that address issues along with hotline and mobile crisis service (Clermont County Family & Children First, Clermont County Mental Health & Recovery Board)
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