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Youth Suicide Prevention

Upcoming Event: Intersecting Identities: Improving Health Outcomes for LGBTQI2-S Youth of Color

This January 26 episode of KSOC-TV will explore the intersecting identities of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex, or two-spirit (LGBTQI2-S) youth of color, the unique challenges these youth may face, including increased risk of trauma and suicide, and their capacity for resilience.

Report: Advance Youth Suicide Prevention

This report helps link national, state, and community data systems to existing data from suicide prevention efforts for the advancement of youth suicide prevention research.

Brianna

...there is hope!...never keep your feelings bottled up...It is not bad to get help when you need it.

Share with Youth: We Need You Here

We R Native released a video highlighting the lived experience of tribal youth in order to raise awareness about suicide prevention and to encourage young people to seek help if they need it.

Coloradas

"My ancestors fought for me to have a way of life to live for. So I honor them by holding on to our language and tradition as much as possible."

Facebook Ask the Expert Event: Suicide Prevention

In order to raise awareness and knowledge on suicide, CDC’s VetoViolence Facebook page will be hosting an Ask the Expert focused on suicide prevention on World Suicide Prevention Day.

Preventing Suicide: A Toolkit for High Schools

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently released a new toolkit that is aimed at being part of a nationwide effort to help the one out of every fifteen high school students who attempt suicide each year.

National Strategy for Suicide Prevention

The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance), along with Health and Human Services Secretary, Kathleen Sebelius, and the US Surgeon General, Dr. Regina Benjamin, launched a revised National Strategy for Suicide Prevention (NSSP) that will save lives by guiding suicide prevention activities for years to come.