Data source: Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System

Date: 2012
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)


Type:  Fact Sheet/Issue Brief
Author:  Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC)
Publisher:  Education Development Center (EDC)

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This fact sheet is associated with the SPRC Training Institute course, Locating and Using Data for Suicide Prevention. It provides a description of the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System or YRBSS including variables, strengths, limitations and how to access these data.

Populations:  Racial and Ethnic Groups, Adolescents
Settings:  Middle School, High School
About Suicide:  Suicidal Thoughts and Behavior, Attempts, Ideation, Data and Statistics, Risk and Protective Factors, Behavioral Health Disorders, Depression/Bipolar, Self-Injury (NSSI), Substance Abuse