I support the practice of making scientific knowledge accessible to all, especially when it comes to critical topics like suicide prevention. Promoting widespread access to scientific knowledge is crucial to foster an understanding of effective practices in suicide prevention and the policies that drive systemic change. That’s why I encourage you to check out this newly released open-source (free!) textbook:
Open-source articles and textbooks like this one can empower individuals, professionals, and policymakers to work together and make a difference in suicide prevention. Let’s ensure that vital information reaches a broader audience and fosters positive change in our communities.
This newly released text has multiple chapters dedicated to suicide prevention in school settings:
Open-source articles democratize scientific knowledge by removing barriers to access, promoting inclusivity and collaboration, and driving evidence-based decision-making. Hopefully, this practice will continue to grow as awareness of the benefits is shared, it is likely that more researchers, institutions, and publishers will embrace this practice.