Wednesday, March 20, 2024

  • 03/20/2024 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
    Suicide is a leading cause of death among youth and an urgent public health and clinical concern. King’s presentation will cover the demographic and clinical risk for adolescent suicide attempts, highlighting the importance of multi-factorial risk prediction. Following a discussion of risk factors, Dr. King will describe the challenges of suicide risk screening and share the evidence base for three adolescent suicide risk screening tools, discussing their relative strengths and weaknesses. Finally, recent empirical data on the 14-hour warning signs for adolescent suicide attempts will be presented.