Case Study How To Improve Anna's Ability To Regulate Suicidal Thoughts

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By the end of Family Based Services, Anna will improve her ability to regulate negative emotions as evidenced by experiencing a significant reduction of suicidal thoughts from daily thoughts, which impact her functioning to a manageable level (a "6" or lower on a 1-10 scale), by improving her ability to have open and honest discussions with her parents and trusted adults each week about her feelings and stressors, and finally, by reaching out to family members and friends to connect on at least 3 out of 5 occasions instead of isolating when she is feeling depressed and is experiencing perseverating suicidal thoughts.

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