Release date: August 7, 2023
News about increases in adolescent suicide can seem overwhelming, so in this second mini summer vacation episode of Talking About Kids, I want to share a newly published paper on the care of kids with suicide-related symptoms that I think it suggests something constructive that we, as people who care about kids, can do to help reverse the trend. Links to some of the research I cite are below. Full-length Talking About Kids episodes return in mid-August with an important examination of fentanyl.
Emergency Care Follow-Up for Children and Adolescents With Suicide Attempts or Ideation
National Trends in Mental Health–Related Emergency Department Visits Among Youth, 2011-2020