Zero Suicide Toolkit: Primary Care Environment
This video describes primary care workflow & demonstrates in a role play. Dr. Michael Lynam, Primary Care/Family Physician, Area Medical Director Providence Medical Group - Hawks Prairie Family & Internal Medicine, East Olympia Primary Care, illustrates how suicide screening, risk assessment and safety planning can play out in a primary care environment. He describes how this protocol is designed to provide evidence based, concrete steps to effectively manage this difficult situation. Lynam walks us through a role play situation exemplifying what to do when your patient expresses they are suicidal.