Preventing youth suicide in rural America: Recommendations to states

Date: 2008
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)


Type:  Report
Author:  Rural Youth Suicide Prevention Workgroup
Publisher:  State and Territorial Injury Prevention Directors Association, Suicide Prevention Resource Center

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SPRC and the State and Territorial Injury Prevention Directors Association formed a workgroup to generate recommendations to prevent suicide among rural youth. This report details the recommendations for state-level agencies to address promoting help-seeking behaviors, data and surveillance, services, screening and identification, gatekeeper training, bereavement, and survivor issues.

Populations:  Survivors of Suicide Loss, Youth, Children Ages 12 and Younger, Adolescents
Settings:  Health Care, Primary Care, Rural Areas
About Suicide:  Data and Statistics
Planning and Implementing:  Funding
Strategies:  Gatekeeper Training, Postvention, Screening and Assessment