Youth Suicide Prevention Referral and Tracking Toolkit

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


Type:  Toolkit
Author:  Maine Youth Suicide Prevention Project
Publisher:  Maine Youth Suicide Prevention Project

This toolkit has been created to help school personnel involved in school-based suicide prevention and intervention to (1) track youth identified and referred for risk of suicide and (2) use that information to inform and evaluate suicide prevention practice. It is based on the lessons learned from the Maine Youth Suicide Prevention Program’s (MYSPP) implementation of a comprehensive approach to suicide prevention. The toolkit is organized into two parts: (1) Facilitating good data collection and use and (2) Additional resources and background.

Populations:  Youth, Adolescents
Settings:  Schools, High School
Strategies:  Identify and Assist, Screening and Assessment, Care Transitions/Linkages