Breaking down barriers: Using youth suicide-related surveillance data from state systems


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Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC)
Education Development Center, Inc (EDC)

These materials assist state Garrett Lee Smith grantees in exploring the opportunities and barriers they face in accessing and using suicide surveillance data from three youth-serving state systems: juvenile justice, child welfare, and public behavioral health. Data from these systems are important for planning, building political and community support, quality improvement, and measuring impact.