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C-SSRS part of the National Action Alliance's Toolkit for Zero Suicides

C-SSRS helps reduce suicide rate 64%
in the largest provider of community based behavioral healthcare in the United States, as reported in US News & World Report

Click here to hear from Centerstone's VP Becky Stoll how they did it

Parkland Health System
First to provide universal screening
in ER and inpatient medical using C-SSRS
Finds only 1.8% of 100,000 patients screened
to be high risk

Learn to Save a Life: Training in the C-SSRS


Latest News

C-SSRS promoted by Defense Suicide Prevention Office for complete military-wide use

C-SSRS Referenced by Marine, Navy and DOD Leadership in Congressional Hearings

Director, Marine and Family Programs Division, United States Marine Corps

U.S. Navy Directory, 21st Century Sailor Office

Director, Defense Suicide Prevention Office, Department of Defense

Marine Corps Times: Marine suicides down 22% after C-SSRS
total force roll out and other initiatives.

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Anyone, anywhere can use the
C-SSRS. Hospitals, schools, jails, armed forces and many other public health settings are using the scale for suicide risk identification.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE SCREENER VERSION OF THE
C-SSRS WITH TRIAGE POINTS

The electronic, self-rated version of the Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale (eC-SSRS) is available via the internet, via tablet or via phone through ERT©.

For more information or a demonstration, please contact:
Carol Lukasik
Director, Business Development
ERT
347-601-3283
carol.lukasik@ert.com

If you are involved in clinical trials for a pharmaceutical or a research firm under contract to one, please click here.

Scales and Resources for Clinical Trials

Read about the C-SSRS in Andrew Solomon's "National Book Award-winning, bestselling and transformative masterpiece on depression" (Amazon)

 

The scale has been successfully implemented across many settings, including schools, college campuses, military, fire departments, the justice system, primary care and scientific research. For a list of settings in which the C-SSRS is currently being used, click here.

The C-SSRS is available in 116 languages

Click here for a current list of available languages

  • Age: Children, Adolescents, Adults and Older adults
  • Typical administration time: A few minutes
  • Content: Assesses occurrences, types, and severity of suicidal ideation and all types of behavior
  • The C-SSRS is a questionnaire used for suicide assessment developed by Kelly Posner, PhD, David Brent, MD, Chris Lucas, MD, Madelyn Gould, PhD, MPH, Barbara Stanley, PhD, Greg Brown, PhD, Prudence Fisher, PhD, Jaime Zelazny, NR, MPH, Ainsley Burke, PhD, Maria Oquendo, MD, and J. John Mann, MD.
Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale

About the C-SSRS
General Information
Psychometric Properties
Where the C-SSRS is Used
Translations
Dr. Kelly Posner

Media/Press
C-SSRS in the News
Links
AFSP
NIMH
CDC
Suicide Hotline
Contact
C-SSRS Information