Suicide Prevention

Suicide is the second leading cause of death among youth aged 10-18, and the risk of suicide is even higher among youth in the juvenile justice system.

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Mental Health and Juvenile Justice Collaborative for Change | EXPANDCOLLAPSE

From 2013-2016 the NCMHJJ coordinated the Mental Health and Juvenile Justice Collaborative for Change: A Training, Technical Assistance, and Education Center, one of four Resource Centers featured in the Models for Change Resource Center Partnership. The Collaborative for Change shared information on the mental health reforms that were developed by states involved with Models for Change… Read More

From 2013-2016 the NCMHJJ coordinated the Mental Health and Juvenile Justice Collaborative for Change: A Training, Technical Assistance, and Education Center, one of four Resource Centers featured in the Models for Change Resource Center Partnership.

The Collaborative for Change shared information on the mental health reforms that were developed by states involved with Models for Change and provided guidance to support their effective implementation in new communities throughout the country.

Assistance offered by the Collaborative for Change included:

  • Web-based resource center
  • A staffed help desk
  • Off-site and on-site assistance and consultation
  • On-site training
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Cross-Systems Mapping Flyer

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Preventing Suicide among Justice-Involved Youth: Newly Developed Tools, Recommendations, and Research

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Need to Know: A Fact Sheet Series on Juvenile Suicide for Juvenile Probation Staff

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Preventing Juvenile Suicide through Improved Collaboration: Strategies for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice Agencies

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Need to Know: A Fact Sheet Series on Juvenile Suicide for Juvenile Detention and Secure Care Staff

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Need to Know: A Fact Sheet Series on Juvenile Suicide for Juvenile Court Judges and Staff

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Guide to Developing and Revising Suicide Prevention Protocols for Youth in Contact with the Juvenile Justice System

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Screening and Assessment for Suicide Prevention: Tools and Procedures for Risk Identification among Juvenile Justice Youth

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Preventing Suicide: Working with Youth Who are Justice Involved

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