A Study to Evaluate the Use of a Daily Diary to Guide Patient Care in Patients at RIsk of Suicide


About this study

The purpose of this study is to better understand the rates of suicidal thinking and self-harm behaviors among patients in the Chippewa Valley by identifying the daily markers/factors associated with near-term (proximal) escalation in mental health crises and suicide risk among patients so that clinicians can be better prepared to monitor risk and intervene.


Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adults between the age of 18 – 75 years of age.
  • Able to read, understand, and speak English fluently.
  • Able to legally consent to participation.
  • Score of 2 or higher on item 9 (suicidal thoughts) of the PHQ-9 and/or hospitalization with the past 2-months for suicidal ideation or behavior.
  • Currently have a treatment provider (primary care or behavioral health) within the Northwest Region Mayo Clinic Health system.
  • Participants must also have consistent access to a smart phone and be able to complete study tasks.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Active psychosis.
  • Inability to read, understand, or speak fluent English.
  • Under age 18 years of age.
  • N access to a smartphone device

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Eau Claire, Wis.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Robert Peck, M.D.

Contact us for the latest status

Contact information:

Carolyn Flock B.S.

(608) 392-9462


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