Lauren Moyer, LSCSW, LCSW is the Executive VP of Clinical Innovation at Compass Health Network. She is a skilled, action-oriented leader with 20 years’ experience in the behavior health field and integrated care systems. She is the chair of the Missouri Suicide Prevention Network and the chair of Missouri’s 988 taskforce.
Executive VP, Clinical Innovation at Compass Health Network
Lauren Moyer: Sessions
November 3, 2022 | 11:00 am – 12:00 pm | Breakout Session
I’m Feeling Suicidal, Now What? A Deeper Dive into the Zero Suicide Model and How 988 Can Help
During the 30 months preceding the pandemic, ER visits for suicidality was about 5.8%; during the pandemic this increased by 55% and was even higher amongst our adolescents. While evidence-based treatment is effective and available, many people do not receive or complete an intervention in many healthcare settings. Of those dying by suicide every day, approximately 45% will have seen their primary care provider within 30 days prior to their death. Broader scale screening of suicide risk outside of behavior health settings is a necessity. This training will provide a brief overview of current suicide statistics, the Zero Suicide model of care, how the State is rolling out 988 and a review of the current resources available throughout the State of Missouri around quick access to care for our adolescents who are identifying at risk of suicide