Year: 2002 Source: MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, v.51, no.SS-4, (28 June 2002), p.1-64 SIEC No: 20041264

This report summarizes data concerning priority health-risk behaviors among youth & young adults in the U.S., for the period February – December 2001. Sadness & suicide ideation & attempts are among the topics covered. Results show that 8.8% of youth surveyed had attempted suicide during the 12 months preceding the survey. Public health actions for prevention are reviewed.