4 High-Tech Approaches That Could Mitigate Suicide Risks


Article Excerpt: Can evidence-based technology help identify and mitigate suicide risk? And if high-tech solutions have the research to support their value, what is the best way to get these tools into practice? Researchers, technology developers and mental health leaders hope to find out soon. Under a five-year, $17 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health, the Center for Accelerating Practices to End Suicide through Technology Translation (CAPES) initially will focus on four technology projects. CAPES includes a network of organizations working with UMass Chan Medical School, including UMass Memorial Health, UMass Lowell and UMass Amherst, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Zero Suicide Institute and more than 100 other collaborating institutions.

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Article Source: American Hospital Association