Year: 2014 Source: Western Journal of Emergency Medicine.(2013).14(4):341-346. doi:10.5811/westjem.2013.3.15705 SIEC No: 20140086

A growing body of empirical research documents a significant co-occurrence of suicide attempts and interpersonal violence among youth. However, the potential role of early alcohol use initiation and current heavy alcohol use as correlates of this comorbidity has not been examined in a nationally representative sample of high school students.