Screening and assessment for suicide prevention: tools and procedures for risk identification among juvenile justice youth.
National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention~~~~~~
This summary describes the background of and resources produced by the Youth in Contact with the Juvenile Justice System Task Force http://actionallianceforsuicide prevention.org/task-force/juvenilejustice) of the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (http://actionalliance forsuicideprevention.org) (Action Alliance). The task force was established in June 2011 to focus attention on the needs of youth in the juvenile justice system, particularly in the areas of suicide-related awareness and education, suicide research, suicide prevention programming and training, and collaboration between the juvenile justice and mental health systems.
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