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ICYMI April 2018: Wearable Technology and Driving, Marijuana and Teenage Brain, Concussion and Dementia Risk, and More

April 30, 2018
Read more for our monthly roundup of interesting and important news in the world of child injury prevention.

Flashback Friday- A Reaction to a Recent Suicide Cluster

January 26, 2018
In light of news about another suicide cluster among high school students in Ohio, we revisit a blog post by Dr. Esposito about the importance of screening for mental health conditions.

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ICYMI November: Ridesharing and Motor Vehicle Crashes, Smartphones and Suicide, Spit Test for Concussion, and more!

November 30, 2017
Read more for a roundup for newsworthy articles from November 2017.

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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