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National Institute of Mental Health. n.d.. Teen depression: More than just moodiness. Bethesda, MD: National Institute of Mental Health, 1 pp. (NIMH Identification No. OM 22-4321)

Annotation: This one-page flyer explains the symptoms of depression and offers ways to get help for depression. It is aimed at teens who may be suffering from feelings of sadness and hopelessness. The flyer also provides the national Suicide & Crisis Lifeline, 988.

Contact: National Institute of Mental Health, 6001 Executive Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892-9663, Telephone: (866) 615-6464 Secondary Telephone: (301) 443-8431 Fax: (301) 443-4279 E-mail: nimhinfo@nih.gov Web Site: http://www.nimh.nih.gov

Keywords: Adolescent mental health, Anxiety, Depression, Mental health, Suicide, Suicide prevention

Viswanathan M, Wallace I, Cook Middleton J, Kennedy SM, McKeeman J, Hudson K, Rains C, Vander Schaaf EB, Kahwati L. 2022. Screening for depression, anxiety, and suicide risk in children and adolescents: An evidence review for the U.S. Preventive Task Force . Rockville, MD: U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 547 pp. (Evidence Synthesis 2021; AHRQ Publication No. 22-05293-EF-1)

Annotation: This review examines the research evidence on the benefits and harms of screening, accuracy of screening, and benefits and harms of treatment for suicide risk, anxiety, and depression in children and adolescents. Intended to help healthcare decision makers (patients and clinicians, health system leaders, policy makers, and others) make well-informed decisions, the review is based on research conducted by the RTI International--University of North Carolina Evidence-based Practice Center under contract by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality AHRQ).

Contact: U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (301) 427-1104 Secondary Telephone: (301) 427-1364 Web Site: http://www.ahrq.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Anxiety, Children, Depression, Mental health, Quality assurance , Research reviews, Screening, Suicide

Center for Mental Health Services, U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. 2022. National guidelines for child and youth behavioral health crisis care. Rockville, MD: U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Mental Health Services, 64 pp.

Annotation: These guidelines offer best practices, implementation strategies, and practical guidance for the design and development of services that meet the needs of children, youth, and their families experiencing a mental health crisis. The document provides strategies for different populations,, including young children, transition-age youth and young adults, youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities, LGBTQI+ youth, and rural and frontier communities. Each section includes a summary of implementation strategies, as well as links to programs and additional information. An appendix provides a table of core crisis principles.

Contact: U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, One Choke Cherry Road, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (877) SAMHSA-7 Secondary Telephone: (877) 726-4727 E-mail: Web Site: http://www.samhsa.gov

Keywords: Adolescents, Children, Families, Federal programs, Mental health, Mental health services, Substance abuse treatment, Suicide, Suicide prevention

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Surgeon General. 2021. Surgeon General's call to action to implement the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention. [Rockville, MD]: Office of Surgeon General, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 92 pp.

U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. 2020. Treatment for suicidal ideation, self-harm, and suicide attempts among youth. Rockville, MD: U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 53 pp. (Evidence-based resource guide series)

Annotation: This guide discusses the prevalence of suicide among youth, effective treatment programs, implementation considerations and strategies, and examples of the successful use of programs in clinical and community-based settings.

Contact: U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, One Choke Cherry Road, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (877) SAMHSA-7 Secondary Telephone: (877) 726-4727 E-mail: Web Site: http://www.samhsa.gov Available from the website. Document Number: PEP20-06-01-002 .

Keywords: Adolescents, Evidence based practice, Prevention programs, Suicide

Lechner A, Cavanaugh M, Blyler C. 2016. Addressing trauma in American Indian and Alaska Native youth. Princeton, NJ: Mathematica Policy Research, 55 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes an environmental scan of practices and programs for addressing trauma and related behavioral health needs in American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) youth. Contents include a summary of the scan scope and results, trauma-informed care and trauma-specific interventions, interventions focused on suicide prevention and substance use disorders, parenting interventions for youth and their guardians, aspirational frameworks, and common elements of programs addressing trauma and related behavioral health needs of AI/AN youth. The systematic database search methodology and summaries of interventions and evaluations are also provided.

Contact: Mathematica Policy Research, P.O. Box 2393, Princeton, NJ 08543-2393, Telephone: (609) 799-3535 Fax: (609) 799-0005 E-mail: info@mathematica-mpr.com Web Site: http://www.mathematica-mpr.com Available from the website.

Keywords: Alaska Natives, American Indian, Intervention, Mental health, Model programs, Parenting, Program evaluation, Protective factors, Substance use disorders, Suicide prevention, Trauma, Trauma care, Youth

U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration. 2015. Suicide Safe: The suicide prevention app for health care providers. Rockville, MD: U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration, 1 v.

Suicide Prevention Resource Center. 2014. Suicide prevention among LGBT youth: A workshop for professionals who serve youth. Waltham, MA: Education Development Center, 4 files.

Annotation: This toolkit contains workshop materials to build the capacity of schools, youth-serving organizations, and suicide prevention programs, with the larger goal of reducing suicidal behavior among LGBT youth. The leader's guide contains information about the history of the workshop; goals and objectives; intended audience; co-leaders; an overview of the workshop kit; instructions on workshop preparation, implementation, and follow-up; and a sample agenda, attendance sheet, exercise, certificate of attendance, and leader feedback form. The toolkit also includes handouts and presenter slides and notes.

Contact: Suicide Prevention Resource Center, Education Development Center, 43 Foundry Avenue, Waltham, MA 02453-8313, Telephone: (877) 438-7772 Secondary Telephone: (617) 964-5448 Fax: (617) 969-9186 E-mail: info@sprc.org Web Site: http://www.sprc.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Cultural competence, Homosexuality, Injury prevention, Mental health services, Resources for professionals, School age children, School health services, Self injurious behavior, Suicide prevention, Training materials, Youth

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, American School Counselor Association, National Association of School Psychologists, The Trevor Project. 2014. Model school district policy on suicide prevention: Model language, commentary, and resources. West Hollywood, CA: Trevor Project, 3 items.

National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention Research Prioritization Task Force. 2014. A prioritized research agenda for suicide prevention: An action plan to save lives. Washington, DC: National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention, 172 pp.

Annotation: This report presents a prioritized approach for allocating funds and monitoring future suicide research to ensure that available resources target research with the greatest likelihood of reducing suicide morbidity and mortality. Contents include research objectives, key questions, and a description of the research agenda development process. The appendices contain logic models, examples of model interventions, and a quality assessment of literature reviews on suicide burden and prevention. An accompanying action plan is also available.

Contact: National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention, 1025 Thomas Jefferson Street, N.W., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20007, Telephone: (202) 572-3784 E-mail: info@ActionAllianceforSuicidePrevention.org Web Site: http://actionallianceforsuicideprevention.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Research, Strategic plans, Suicide prevention

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. 2014. The relationship between bullying and suicide: What we know and what it means to schools. Atlanta, GA: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, 9 pp.

Annotation: This document provides information to improve schools' understanding of and ability to prevent and respond to bullying- and suicide-related behaviors. Contents include research on bullying and suicide, and what school personnel can do and where they can find more information.

Contact: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, N.E., Mailstop F-63, Atlanta, GA 30341-3717, Telephone: (800) CDC-INFO Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 Fax: (770) 488-4760 E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov/injury/index.html Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent mental health, Bullying, Child mental health, Data linkage, Prevention, Suicide, Youth

California Mental Health Services Authority and the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention. 2014. Social media guidelines for mental health promotion and suicide prevention. Reston, VA: Entertainment Industries Council, TEAM Up, 6 pp.

Annotation: This guide provides tips for organizations and individuals communicating about mental health and suicide on social media to reduce stigma, increase help-seeking behavior, and help prevent suicide. Topics include social media strategy, content considerations on mental health and suicide prevention, language and images, building online engagement, privacy and safety concerns, addressing suicide-related posts by others, and additional resources.

Contact: Entertainment Industries Council, 1856 Old Reston Ave, Suite 215, Reston, VA 20190, Telephone: (703) 481-1414 Secondary Telephone: 800-783-3421 Fax: (703) 481-1418 E-mail: eiconline@eiconline.org Web Site: http://www.eiconline.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Confidentiality, Electronic communications, Media, Mental health, Social interaction, Social responsibility, Suicide prevention

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. 2014. Suicide risk in adolescents, adults, and older adults: Screening. Rockville, MD: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, multiple items.

Annotation: These resources summarize the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations on screening for suicide risk in adolescents, adults, and older adults in primary care. Contents include a recommendation statement, an evidence report, a clinical summary, a consumer fact sheet, and an evidence synthesis.

Contact: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD 20850, Telephone: (301) 427-1584 Web Site: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Adults, Guidelines, Risk assessment, Risk factors, Screening, Suicide, Suicide prevention

Lorenzo SB. 2014. Suicide prevention: Professional resource brief (upd. ed.). Washington, DC: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, 1 p.

Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention. 2014. Action Alliance framework for successful messaging. Washington, DC: Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention, multiple items.

Annotation: This resource is designed to help people messaging about suicide to develop messages that are strategic, safe, positive, and make use of relevant guidelines and best practices. Topics include why and how the framework was developed including background research, why it is important, and how it is unique; principles of effective communications, key planning steps, and tips for messaging strategically; message "don'ts," tips for messaging safely, and how safety fits into the framework; ways to be positive, tips for conveying a positive narrative, and how positive narrative fits into the framework; and guidelines for specific types of messaging. Additional resources and examples that illustrate the framework are included.

Contact: National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention, 1025 Thomas Jefferson Street, N.W., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20007, Telephone: (202) 572-3784 E-mail: info@ActionAllianceforSuicidePrevention.org Web Site: http://actionallianceforsuicideprevention.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Communication, Mass media, Planning, Public health education, Research, Safety, Strategic plans, Suicide

Abram KM, Choe JY, Washburn JJ, Teplin LA, King DC, Dulcan MK, Bassett ED. 2014. Suicidal thoughts and behaviors among detained youth. U.S. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 11 pp. (Juvenile Justice Bulletin )

Annotation: This bulletin examines suicidal thoughts and behaviors among 1,829 children and adolescents (ages 10 to 18) in the Northwestern Juvenile Project, a longitudinal study of children and adolescents detained at the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center in Chicago, IL. Contents include a description of the study literature review and methods, and a discussion of the findings. Topics include hopelessness, thoughts about death and dying, thoughts about suicide, suicide plan, telling someone about suicidal thoughts, suicide attempts, and psychiatric disorders that may increase the odds of suicide attempts.

Contact: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 810 Seventh Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20531, Telephone: (202) 307-5911 Web Site: http://www.ojjdp.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Attempted suicide, Children, Juvenile justice, Longitudinal studies, Mental health, Psychiatric disorders, Risk factors, Self destructive behavior, Statistical analysis

Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Injury Research Center at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Mental Health America of Wisconsin. 2014. Burden of suicide in Wisconsin 2007-2011. Madison, WI: Wisconsin Department of Health Services, 59 pp.

Annotation: This report provides an overview of the burden of suicide in Wisconsin. Topics include the extent and costs of suicidal behavior, the incidence and geographical distribution of suicide, and the implications of the data and their application to strategies for suicide prevention. Additional contents include a glossary, technical notes, and tables that provide supplemental information to the tables, figures, and data presented in the body of the report. [Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Wisconsin Department of Health Services, One West Wilson Street, Madison, WI 53703, Telephone: (608) 266-1865 Secondary Telephone: (888) 701-1251 Web Site: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Adults, Attempted suicide, Costs, Incidence, Population surveillance, Risk factors, Risk taking, Statistical data, Suicide, Suicide prevention, Wisconsin

Suicide Prevention Resource Center. 2014. Suicide screening and assessment. Waltham, MA: Education Development Center, 5 pp.

Annotation: This publication introduces two approaches to evaluating suicide risk and provides links to resources that offer additional guidance on choosing and implementing suicide screening and assessment programs. Topics include the difference between suicide screening and suicide assessment, when people are screened or assessed for suicide risk, the effectiveness of suicide screening and assessment, what experts recommend about suicide screening and assessment, and how to choose a suicide screening and assessment instrument or program. An annotated list of resources is included.

Contact: Suicide Prevention Resource Center, Education Development Center, 43 Foundry Avenue, Waltham, MA 02453-8313, Telephone: (877) 438-7772 Secondary Telephone: (617) 964-5448 Fax: (617) 969-9186 E-mail: info@sprc.org Web Site: http://www.sprc.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Mental health programs, Prevention programs, Resources for professionals, Risk assessment, Screening, Suicide

Terzian MA, Moore KA, Constance N. 2014. Transitioning to adulthood: The role of adolescent depression and suicidal ideation. Bethesda, MD: Child Trends, 10 pp. (Research brief)

Annotation: This brief presents findings from a study to assess the long-term influence of moderate-to-severe depressive or suicidal symptoms in adolescence on the transition to adulthood. The brief describes an analysis of data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health) to assess the likelihood that participants were positioned to make a healthy transition to adulthood by their mid/late twenties and early thirties. Topics include factors predicting moderate or multiple problems and higher-risk transitions. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Child Trends, 7315 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1200 W, Bethesda, MD 20814, Telephone: (240) 223-9200 E-mail: Web Site: http://www.childtrends.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Child abuse, Depression, Longitudinal studies, Mental health, Psychosocial predictors, Risk factors, Substance use, Suicide, Transitions, Young adults

Hertz MF, ed. 2013. The relationship between youth involvement in bullying and suicide. Journal of Adolescent Health 53(Suppl. 1):S1-S54,

Annotation: This journal supplement explores bullying and suicide among adolescents. Contents include eight articles that convey the complexity of the relationship between bullying (as perpetrators and/or victims) and suicide-related behaviors. Topics include suicidal thinking and behavior among adolescents involved in verbal and social bullying; psychological, physical, and academic correlates of cyberbullying and traditional bullying; inclusive anti-bullying policies and reduced risk of suicide attempts in lesbian and gay adolescents; suicidal ideation and school bullying experiences; potential suicide ideation and its association with observing bullying in school; suicidal adolescents' experiences with bullying perpetration and victimization during high school as risk factors for later depression and suicidal thinking or behavior; acutely suicidal adolescents who engage in bullying behavior; and precipitating circumstances of suicide among adolescents (ages 10-17) by sex.

Contact: Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, 111 Deer Lake Road, Suite 100, Deerfield, IL 60015, Telephone: (847) 753-5226 Fax: (847) 480-9282 E-mail: sam@adolescenthealth.org Web Site: http://www.adolescenthealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent behavior, Bullying, Mental health, Policy analysis, Risk factors, School health, Suicide

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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.