Bournewood is Proud to Be a Zero Suicide Facility
Every minute of every day suicide impacts the lives of hundreds of people across the globe. -Zero Suicide
Suicide deaths for patients at risk of suicide in health and behavioral health systems are preventable. Bournewood Health Systems has always been dedicated to improving patient care and outcomes. That’s why we joined the nationwide transformation efforts by becoming a Zero Suicide™ healthcare facility.
The high rate of suicide deaths among people with mental health and substance use conditions is our driving force to ensure that we are trained and supported in suicide awareness, prevention, treatment, and aftercare. And with the Zero Suicide™ framework, we are rising to the challenge.
It is a culture shift away from fragmented suicide care toward a holistic and comprehensive approach to patient safety and quality improvement — our most fundamental responsibility — and to the safety and support of our staff who do the demanding work of treating and caring for individuals who are suicidal.