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National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Washington DC)

  • Youth in Contact with the Juvenile Justice System Task Force

    “This task force was established in June 2011 to focus attention on the needs of youth in the juvenile justice system, particularly in the areas of

  • Guide to Developing and Revising Suicide Prevention Protocols for Youth in Contact with the Juvenile Justice System

    Youth who come into contact with the juvenile justice system, especially those in residential facilities, have higher rates of suicide than their n

  • Preventing Suicide: Working with Youth Who Are Justice Involved: Executive Summary

    This is the place to start if you are looking for information about preventing justice-involved youth from committing suicide.

  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior among Youth in the Juvenile Justice System: A Review of the Literature

    What is currently known about suicidal ideation and behavior among youth involved in the juvenile justice system is reported.

  • Screening and Assessment for Suicide Prevention: Tools and Procedures for Risk Identification among Juvenile Justice Youth

    Identifying suicide risk among young people is a critical component of the comprehensive approach that the juvenile justice system must adopt to pr

  • Preventing Juvenile Suicide through Improved Collaboration: Strategies for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice Agencies

    Recommendations are presented for effectively preventing suicide among youth in the juvenile justice system.