Challenges and Recommendations for Evaluating Suicide Prevention Programs

This document provides “lessons learned” about evaluation and data and surveillance collection from two separate virtual communities of learning (CoLs) for tribal and state Garrett Lee Smith (GLS) suicide prevention grant  evaluators. The report highlights evaluation and data challenges and recommendations, tribal and state-specific evaluation concerns, resources, and case studies on how GLS evaluators overcame particular evaluation challenges.

Population of focus: Community-based organizations, policy makers

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Date: 2016

Organization: Suicide Prevention Resource Center