Suicide is the second leading cause of death among people 10-24 years of age in the US. Pediatric clinicians can play a critical role in identifying and supporting youth at risk for suicide. This video reviews the considerations to keep in mind when screening for and addressing suicide risk in a telehealth environment.
- AAP Adolescent Health Consortium
- AAP Blueprint for Youth Suicide Prevention
- AAP Suicide Prevention Campaign Toolkit
- National Guidelines for Behavioral Health Crisis Care – A Best Practice Toolkit
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
- Patient Safety Plan Template
- Project Teach
- Suicide Hotline Information: Help Prevent Suicide | SAMHSA
- Strategies for the Delivery of Behavioral Health Crisis Services in Rural and Frontier Areas of the US
These videos were developed in partnership with The Institute for Innovation and Implementation at the University of Maryland Baltimore. We are grateful for their subject matter expertise in mental/behavioral health for children and youth and in instructional design, and for their commitment to social justice and to building culturally-responsive child-, youth-, and family-serving systems throughout the development of this module series.
This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,000,000 with no percentage financed with nongovernmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the US Government.
American Academy of Pediatrics