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Hitting the target: suicide prevention for at-risk youths

Published online in Prevention Action, October 31, 2012


On both sides of the Atlantic, suicide is one of the largest causes of death among teenagers. Two short programs that focus on at-risk students can offer some protection, according to a study from America’s west coast.

Over the last two decades, universal suicide prevention programs – often delivered to all students in a school – have increasingly been introduced. But concerns remain that young people most at risk are not getting the additional help they need.

Two targeted programs, called Counselors CARE (C-CARE) and Coping and Support Training (CAST), can help these teenagers, according to researchers…

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