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Preliminary effects of brief school-based prevention approaches for reducing youth suicide--risk behaviors, depression, and drug involvement



Preliminary effects of brief school-based prevention approaches for reducing youth suicide--risk behaviors, depression, and drug involvement



Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing 15(2): 48-64



Few empirically tested, school-based, suicide-prevention programs exist. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the postintervention efficacy of Counselors-CARE (C-CAST) and Coping and Support Training (CAST) vs. "usual care" controls for reducing suicide risk. A randomized prevention trial; 341 potential dropouts, 14 to 19 years old, from seven high schools (52% female, 56% minorities) participated. Trend analyses using data from three time points assessed over time changes. Significant decreases occurred for all youth in suicide-risk behaviors, depression, and drug involvement. Intervention-specific effects occurred for decreases in depression. School-based prevention approaches are feasible and show promise for reducing suicidal behaviors and related depression.

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Accession: 047045324

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PMID: 12083753

DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-6171.2002.tb00326.x


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