Tool for Helping Suicide Prevention: “I Made 18 Phone Calls Before I Found Somebody”

So the panel created the Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale to assess the risk of each person, and determine the appropriate treatment option

FARGO, ND — A new suicide screening tool is being used by health professionals in the metro. It’s a way officials hope creates common ground for health professionals to determine how to work with each patient. “I ended up putting a gun to my head and pulling the trigger,” said Scott Geiselhart, who is a former Frazee firefighter. “My favorite gun…