Year: 2002 Source: Psychiatric Times, v.XIX, no.8, (August 2002), 6p. SIEC No: 20050453

The author reports on various initiatives to improve the detection & treatment of suicidal college students in the U.S. Strategies described here include an online screening project to assess students for suicidal ideation &/or behaviour, a change from scheduled appointments to a walk-in system for same-day treatment, the improvement of clinical standards & referral practices, & the promotion of online mental health resources among the college student population. (4 refs)