YRBSS: Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System

Information

Type:  Database
Author:  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Publisher:  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The YRBSS was developed in 1990 to monitor priority health risk behaviors that contribute markedly to the leading causes of death, disability, and social problems among youth and adults in the United States. Includes data on suicidal thoughts and behavior.

Populations:  Youth
About Suicide:  Data and Statistics, Suicidal Thoughts and Behavior, Ideation, Attempts