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ICYMI August: Hot Car Legislation, Football & Concussion, and Preventing Teen Suicide

August 31, 2017
Here is our ICYMI news roundup for August 2017.

Same-Sex Marriage Policies: Positive Impact on Adolescent Suicide Attempts

March 14, 2017

It is exciting when you can see the positive impact of public policy on health outcomes of our children. A study recently published by JAMA Pediatrics provides cause to hope that we can decrease the rates of suicide attempts among adolescents.

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New Resource Alert: Youth Suicide Prevention Webinar Recording

November 16, 2016
CHOP's Violence Prevention Initiative has a new resource available-- a recorded webinar on the topic of suicide prevention in children and adolescents.

Suicide Happens Among Young Children- Part 2

October 27, 2016
In a previous post, we shared new information about suicide in young children-- including research that showed that young black children were at particular risk for completing suicide. Read more about the nuances of screening for and managing suicidal thoughts in young children

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Suicide on College Campuses: A Call for a Culture Change

May 9, 2016
Suicide continues to be a leading cause of death among children and young adults, and recently released statistics from the CDC report an overall increase of suicide rates by 24 percent over a recent 15 year span. There is a need to change the culture on how we deal with suicidality at universities, including de-stigmatizing the issue and increasing access to mental health services.

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