Language Differences in California Adults' Exposure to Suicide Prevention Messaging, Confidence in One's Ability to Intervene with Someone at Risk, and Resource Preferences

Language Differences in California Adults' Exposure to Suicide Prevention Messaging, Confidence in One's Ability to Intervene with Someone at Risk, and Resource Preferences

Rajeev Ramchand
Elizabeth Roth
Copyright Date: 2014
Published by: RAND Corporation
Pages: 4
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7249/j.ctt14bs2n1
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    Language Differences in California Adults' Exposure to Suicide Prevention Messaging, Confidence in One's Ability to Intervene with Someone at Risk, and Resource Preferences
    Book Description:

    Assesses the results of a statewide survey to determine language differences among California adults’ exposure to suicide prevention messaging, confidence to intervene with someone at risk of suicide, and resource preferences.

    eISBN: 978-0-8330-8954-0
    Subjects: Psychology, Sociology, History

Table of Contents

  1. Language Differences in California Adults’ Exposure to Suicide Prevention Messaging, Confidence in One’s Ability to Intervene with Someone at Risk, and Resource Preferences
    (pp. 1-4)
    Rajeev Ramchand and Elizabeth Roth

    Proposition 63 funded a variety of efforts to prevent suicide in California, including creating and expanding crisis services, delivering trainings, and disseminating suicide prevention messages to the state’s diverse population. The authorizing body over these activities—the California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA)—developed a strategic plan for implementing these Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) programs that was guided by many values, one of which was to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in access to services. As a result, there have been efforts to develop programs that effectively reach out to California’s culturally diverse populations, including those with limited English...