Preventing tragedy: Bringing an end to youth suicide
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Technical Assistance Partnership for Child and Family Mental Health (Technical Assistance Partnership)
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July 2004 Special Topics Column of Technical Assistance Partnership for Child and Family Mental Health (TA Partnership) This article supplies a knowledge base. It introduces populations that are at risk and reasons why young people are turning to suicide. The article communicates some of the risk factors that may influence youth decision-making and some of the warning signs that may indicate that an adolescent is contemplating suicide. Further, it suggests next steps, how to talk to young people about suicide, and how to help yourself if you are contemplating taking your own life. (Description from the TA Partnership Web site.