Although youth suicide is a global public health issue, comprehensive theoretical models and evidence-based methods are lacking. After briefly reviewing the available theories, this chapter examines the evidence with regard to school-based prevention programs. Proposals are made for ways of dealing with the inevitable complexity of the issues, and specific suggestions made regarding future school-based efforts.
|Title of host publication||Mental Health and Wellbeing Through Schools|
|Subtitle of host publication||The Way Forward|
|Number of pages||11|
|Publication status||Published - 2016|