Youth suicide and self-harm: What advocates need to know
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American Bar Association (ABA) - Child Law Practice v.27:no.4(2008:June)
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This article was developed for attorneys who work with adolescents in the child welfare system. It provides background information on youth suicide and self-harm and describes what attorneys can do to identify warning signs and ensure that at-risk youth receive the mental health care they need. It also describes ways attorneys can help reduce risk factors, promote protective factors, and advocate for policy change.