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Repeat suicide assessments over time, because
of the waxing and waning nature of suicidality (see Table 1 for settings and circumstances).
Repeat suicide assessments in inpatient settings
at critical stages of treatment (e.g., with a change in level of
privilege, abrupt change in mental state, and before discharge).
Reassess suicidality if the patient was intoxicated
with alcohol or other substances when initially interviewed.