Suicide and Serious Mental Illness: An Overview of Considerations, Assessment, and Safety Planning

This resource was created by SMI Adviser content partners and approved by the SMI Adviser clinical expert team for inclusion in the knowledge base.

People who live with serious mental illness (SMI)—such as major depression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia—are at increased risk of suicide. Understanding the problem of suicide for those with SMI is a critical component of a comprehensive suicide prevention plan. This resource provides an overview of the considerations and suicide prevention measures at the intersection of suicide and SMI.


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