PEACE for Suicide Prevention

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Suicide PreventionPEACE - Behavioral
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial is testing a new intervention called PEACE, which is a mobile mental health app combined with a manual-based intervention, to see if it reduces suicidal ideation in veterans.

Eligible Conditions
  • Suicide Prevention

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 6 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 1 Month to 6 Months Post-Discharge

Month 6
App Engagement Scale (AES)
MINI International Neuropsychiatric Interview
Month 6
Beck Hopelessness Scale (BHS)
Beck Scale for Suicidal Ideation (BSS)
Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS)
Continuity of Care
Interpersonal Needs Questionnaire-15 (INQ-15)

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

1 of 2
1 of 2

Experimental Treatment

92 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: PEACE · No Placebo Group · N/A

PEACEExperimental Group · 2 Interventions: PEACE, Standard Psychiatric Hospital Discharge Care · Intervention Types: Behavioral, Other
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Standard Psychiatric Hospital Discharge Care · Intervention Types: Other

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 1 month to 6 months post-discharge

Who is running the clinical trial?

VA Office of Research and DevelopmentLead Sponsor
1,485 Previous Clinical Trials
2,742,127 Total Patients Enrolled
1 Trials studying Suicide Prevention
281 Patients Enrolled for Suicide Prevention
White River Junction Veterans Affairs Medical CenterFED
26 Previous Clinical Trials
16,524 Total Patients Enrolled
Natalie Riblet, MD MPHPrincipal InvestigatorWhite River Junction VA Medical Center, White River Junction, VT

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 4 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
If you have access to a smart phone and are willing to download a mobile app, you can participate in our study.
The patient was hospitalized because the unit psychiatrist was concerned about the patient's risk of harming themselves, including suicidal ideation, suicide attempt, and/or the provider deemed the patient was at imminent risk for self-harm.
Veterans who meet eligibility requirements for VA services can receive treatment for conditions related to their military service.
to be able to speak English.