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Psychotherapy is not appropriate as a crisis line. If you are suicidal go to your nearest Emergency clinic. 

Adapted from: Posner, K., Brent, D. Lucas, C., Gould, M., Stanley, B., Brown, G., Fisher, P., Zelazny, J.,  Burke, A., Oquendo, M., Mann, J. (2008) COLUMBIA-SUICIDE SEVERITY RATING SCALE Screen Version - Recent, The Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc.The Columbia Lighthouse Project.

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"This scale is intended to be used by individuals who have received training in its administration. The questions contained in  the Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale are suggested probes. Ultimately, the determination of the presence of suicidal  ideation or behavior depends on the judgment of the individual administering the scale."


Screen Version - Recent

Client Information


🟨 1) Within a month: Have you wished you were dead or wished you could go to sleep and not wake up recently ?
🟨 2) Within a month: Have you actually had any thoughts of killing yourself recently?
🟧 3) Have you been thinking about how you might do this? E.g. “I thought about taking an overdose but I never made a specific plan as to when where or how I would actually do it....and I would never go through with it.”
🟧 4) Have you had these thoughts and had some intention of acting on them?As opposed to “I have the thoughts but I definitely will not do anything about them.”
🟥 5) Have you started to work out or worked out the details of how to kill yourself? Do you intend to carry out this plan?

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