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Suicide Wayfinder

The Suicide Wayfinder offers intervention suggestions for cases that present with suicidal ideation. Rate each applicable category below on a 3-point scale. If a category does not apply, leave it blank. Click on the category name for scoring guidance. After you submit your ratings, you will be provided a set of intervention recommendations.

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Is the individual: (Check all that apply)

Click the category name for level information.

Do they have friends, coworkers, or family members who support them?
If they have talked about killing themselves, was there something specific that kept them from going through with it?
Do they have things in their life (e.g., pets, religious beliefs, children left behind) that would keep them from killing themselves?
Do they have hope that things will get better in the future?
Do they have a resilient attitude (or grit) that prevents them from harming themselves?

Your Responses




Based on the information shared, it is recommended to complete a full violence risk assessment. The DarkFox Violence Risk Assessment Tool is the recommended system to use. Please contact to learn more about access.  

interventions list

No data is stored in this online system related to your entries. Users are encouraged to print and save the outcome to a PDF and maintain this according to your institution's data privacy standards.

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