Just Ask. You Can Save a Life.
The Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS), the most evidence-supported tool of its kind, is a simple series of questions that anyone can use anywhere in the world to prevent suicide.Get the Questions
You Can Save a Life.
The first step is to ask. We used research and real-world experience to determine the right questions to ask to identify people of all ages at risk for suicide. The C-SSRS is designed for use around the world for research, communities and healthcare, and families, friends, and neighbors.Learn More
Endorsed, Recommended, or Adopted by:
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- Columbia Protocol featured in the national newsletter of Israel’s Ministry of Health
- From WPTV: What new school safety law means for South Florida students (“The district said it’s also in compliance with the new law by utilizing the Columbia Suicide Severity Scale”)
Effective For Everyone
The C-SSRS can be used by anyone, anywhere. The Columbia Lighthouse Project provides the scale in more than 100 country-specific languages for use by: