Juvenile justice suicide prevention resources

Date: 2013
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)


Type:  Resource List/Bibliography
Author:  Juvenile Justice System Task Force, National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance)
Publisher:  Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)

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The Youth in Contact with the Juvenile Justice System Task Force, established in June 2011, completed its work in 2013 by focusing attention on the needs of youth in the juvenile justice system, particularly in the areas of suicide-related awareness and education, suicide research, suicide prevention programming and training, and collaboration between the juvenile justice and mental health systems. These are the resources developed to provide findings, recommendations, and practical tools for juvenile justice and mental health administrators and staff.

Populations:  Youth
Settings:  Justice System, Juvenile Justice System
About Suicide:  Behavioral Health Disorders, Suicidal Thoughts and Behavior, Risk and Protective Factors, Warning Signs
Planning and Implementing:  Overview of Suicide Prevention
Strategies:  Identify and Assist, Screening and Assessment