About the Authors

Carol A. Podgorski

carol_podgorski@urmc.rochester.edu

Affiliations University of Rochester Department of Psychiatry, Rochester, New York, United States of America, Institute for the Family, University of Rochester Department of Psychiatry, Rochester, New York, United States of America

Linda Langford

Affiliation Suicide Prevention Resource Center, Newton, Massachusetts, United States of America

Jane L. Pearson

Affiliation Division of Services and Intervention Research, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Yeates Conwell

Affiliations University of Rochester Department of Psychiatry, Rochester, New York, United States of America, Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide, University of Rochester Department of Psychiatry, Rochester, New York, United States of America

Competing Interests

LL works for a SAMHSA-funded national technical assistance center, including co-managing the Best Practices Registry for Suicide Prevention. SAMHSA did not review or influence this work.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: CAP LL JLP YC. Wrote the first draft of the paper: CAP. Contributed to the writing of the paper: CAP LL JLP YC. Helped select the framework for prevention: CAP. Developed Table 1: LL. Collaborated in developing the model: JLP.