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Suicide Prevention

Books

  • Ellis, T. & Newman, C. (2008). Choosing to Live: How to Defeat Suicide Through Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger.
  • Goldsmith, S. (2002). Reducing Suicide: A National Imperative. :National Academies Press.
  • Hawton, K., Rodham, K., Evans, E. (2006). By their own young hand: Deliberate self-harm and suicide ideas in adolescence. Kingsley: London.
  • Klott, J. & Jongsma, A. (2004). The Suicide and Homicide Risk Assessment & Prevention Treatment Planner. New Jersey: John Wiley.
  • King, C., Ewell- Foster, C., & Rogalski, K. (2013). Teen suicide risk: a practitioner guide to screening, assessment, and management. New York, NY: Guilford Press.
  • Lester, D. (2001). Suicide Prevention: Resources for the Millennium. Pennsylvania: Brunner Routledge/Taylor & Francis.
  • Miller, A., Rathus, J., & Linehan, M. (2007). Dialectical Behavioral Therapy with Suicidal Adolescents. New York: Guiford Press.*
  • Shneidman, E. & Collins, J. (2004). Autopsy of a Suicidal Mind. New York: Oxford University Press.

 

Websites

  • American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, http://www.aacap.org
  • American Association of Suicidology, http://www.suicidology.org
  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, http://www.afsp.org/
  • American Psychiatric Association, http://www.HealthyMinds.org
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hosts a website on suicide injury and violence prevention, including research, publications, national statistics, prevention strategies and resources: http://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/suicide/index.html
  • The Crisis Text Line serves young people in any type of crisis, providing them access to free, 24/7, emotional support and information they need via the medium they already use and trust: TEXT: http://www.crisistextline.org/
  • International Association for Suicide Prevention, http://www.iasp.info/
  • National Organization for People of Color Against Suicide, http://www.nopcas.org
  • The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. By dialing 1-800-273-TALK (8255), the call is routed to the nearest crisis center in a national network of more than 150 crisis centers. The Lifeline’s national network of local crisis centers provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals day and night: http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
  • Screening for Mental Health (Peer to Peer Programs), https://mentalhealthscreening.org/programs/youth
  • Suicide Prevention Resource Center, http://www.sprc.org

 

Journal Articles

  • Ash, P. (2007). Suicidal behavior in children and adolescents. Psychiatric Annals, 37(10), 675-678.
  • Bryant, C.E., & Harder, J. (2008). Treating suicidality in African American adolescents with cognitive-behavioral therapy. Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal, 25, 1-9.
  • Conason, A.H., Oquendo, M.A., & Sher, L. (2006). Psychotherapy in the treatment of alcohol and substance abusing adolescents with suicidal behavior. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, 18, 9-13.
  • James, A. (1999). Resistant depression in childhood and adolescence. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 4, 483-491.
  • Klomek, A.B & Stanley, B. (2007). Psychosocial treatment of depression and suicidality in adolescents. CNS Spectrums, 12, 135-144.
  • Lewis, L. M. (2007). No-harm contracts: A review of what we know. Suicide & Life-Threatening Behavior, 37(1), 50-57.
  • Neal, R.D. (2005). Treatment of depression in children and adolescents. Lancet, 366, 933-940.
  • Tarrier, N., Taylor, K., & Gooding, P. (2008). Cognitive-behavioral interventions to reduce suicide behavior: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Behavior Modification, 32, 77-108.
  • Tellides, C. & Harrison, A.M. (2007). Strategic choices in the psychotherapy of a ‘fragile’ patient. Harvard Review of Psychiatry, 15, 18-29.