Adverse childhood experiences and suicide risk: Toward comprehensive prevention

Date: 2017
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Type:  Article/Chapter
Author:  Ports, K. A., Merrick, M. T., Stone, D. M., Wilkins, N. J., Reed, J., Ebin, J., & Ford, D. C.
Publisher:  Elsevier, Inc.

Although seldom the focus of suicide prevention efforts, adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), including child abuse and neglect, are well-documented risk factors for suicide. This article provides an overview of prevention strategies and comprehensive programs that address ACEs and suicide.