Preventing violent deaths and addressing health disparities for transition-aged youth (ages 10 to 24) in Texas

Date: 2017
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)


Type:  Article/Chapter
Author:  Flores R, Parker T.
Publisher:  Injury Control Research Center for Suicide Prevention (ICRC-S)
State:  Texas

Research supports the concept that drug use and multiple forms of intentional injury are inter-related. ICRC-S’ Training Institute helped Texas stakeholders explore ways to identify communities at highest risk and promote collaboration on existing programs to address suicide and other forms of violent death among adolescent African Americans and Whites in Texas.

Populations:  Adults, Young Adults Ages 18 to 25 Years, Youth, Racial and Ethnic Groups, Blacks and African Americans
Settings:  Communities
About Suicide:  Data and Statistics, Behavioral Health Disorders, Substance Abuse, Suicidal Thoughts and Behavior
Planning and Implementing:  Finding and Using Data, Partnerships and Coalitions, Strategic Planning