Year: 2006 Source: Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal, v.23, no.4, (August 2006), p.458-471 SIEC No: 20090028

This paper presents the descriptive epidemiological trend data on African-American adolescent suicide & parasuicidal behaviour, reviews current explanatory hypotheses, highlights important risk & protective factors, & outlines several culturally congruent practice guidelines for working with suicidal African-American adolescents. (49 refs.)