Suicide Prevention Programming and Training
Guide to Developing and Revising Suicide Prevention Protocols for Youth in Contact with the Juvenile Justice System

Youth who come into contact with the juvenile justice system, especially those in residential facilities, have higher rates of suicide than their non-system-involved peers … Suicide prevention efforts by this system should begin at the initial point of entry and be coordinated to protect youth at every step along the way … This report addresses performance-based standards for juvenile correction and detention facilities and describes a comprehensive suicide prevention program for juvenile facilities

Action Alliance Juvenile Justice
Prevention Resources and Tools

Mental Health and Juvenile Justice Systems Collaboration
Preventing Suicide: Working with Youth Who Are Justice Involved


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