Year: 2022 Source: Cham, CH: Springer Briefs in Psychology. (2022). p. 31-40. SIEC No: 20220738
Schools are increasingly relied upon to foster students’ social-emotional development and address mental health concerns. Schools can also play an important role in their communities by identifying and responding to youth at risk for suicide. In this chapter, we summarize existing research on suicide prevention in schools, highlight promising programs and practices, and provide recommendations for how school personnel, researchers, practitioners, and policymakers can advance science and practice and ultimately prevent youth suicide.