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Meeting the Moment: How Child Welfare and Substance Use Disorder Treatment Professionals Can Meet the Needs of Adolescents at Risk of Suicide and Mental Health Concerns
National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare
Date: January 19, 2022 | Length: 1:29:32
Provides strategies to help the increasing number of adolescents at risk of suicide and mental health concerns. Suicide rates among adolescents 15-19 began to increase in 2000 from 8 per 100,000 adolescents to a peak of 11.8 in 2017. Suicide was the second leading cause of death for adolescents and young adults in 2019. Increases parallel those among adolescents and young adults with self-harm attempts and depression. Topics include:
How to identify adolescents at risk for suicide and mental health concerns
Prevention-based interventions and strategies for adolescents at risk for suicide and mental health concerns
Key strategies and resources to promote resilience, recovery, and positive youth development for adolescents involved in child welfare
- Jane Pfeifer, Director of the Regional Partnership Grant, Technical Assistance Program at the National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare, National Family Drug Court Technical and Training Assistance Program
- Mighty Fine, MPH, CHES, Director, Center for Public Health Practice and Professional Development, American Public Health Association (APHA)
Topic(s): Childhood and Adolescence
Section: Related Online Training, Videos, and Webinars