Youth Suicide Prevention Programs: A Resource Guide
Describes the rationale and evidence for the effectiveness of various youth suicide prevention strategies. Identifies model programs that incorporate these different strategies. For use by persons who are interested in developing or augmenting suicide prevention programs in their own communities.
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Page 134 - A critical review of preventive intervention efforts in suicide with particular reference to youth suicide.
Page 5 - Such programs may also offer a "drop-in" crisis center and referral to mental health services. Means Restriction. This prevention strategy consists of activities designed to restrict access to handguns, drugs, and other common means of suicide. Intervention After a Suicide.
Page x - Strategies have been developed to cope with the crisis sometimes caused by one or more youth suicides in a community. They are designed in part to help prevent or contain suicide clusters and to help youth effectively cope with feelings of loss that come with the sudden death or suicide of a peer.
Page 5 - They are designed in part to help prevent or contain suicide clusters and to help youth effectively cope with feelings of loss that come with the sudden death or suicide of a peer. Preventing further suicides is but one of several goals of interventions made with friends and relatives of a suicide victim— so-called "postvention
Page 132 - Evaluation of lay volunteer crisis telephone workers. American Journal of Community Psychology, 3, 197-220.
Page 5 - This training is designed to help these people identify youth at risk of suicide and refer them as appropriate. General Suicide Education. These programs provide students with facts about suicide, alert them to suicide warning signs, and provide information about how to seek help for themselves or for others.
Page 104 - Barraclough BM, Bunch J, Nelson B, et al: A hundred cases of suicide: clinical aspects, Br J Psychiatry 125:355-373, 1974.
Page 132 - Anxiety, Locus of Control, Type of Preparatory Information, and Adjustment to Dental Surgery.