Pediatric health clinicians have unique opportunities to identify youth at risk for suicide and provide appropriate care and supports.
This section of the Blueprint provides a clinical pathway for addressing suicide prevention in pediatric practice: having a detailed process in place can help save time and resources when responding to a positive screen. The content below also outlines considerations for care delivery, common barriers, and strategies for integrating suicide prevention protocols into your health system.
Considerations for Care
Considerations for Health Systems
American Academy of Pediatrics