The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) has released a set of comprehensive suicide prevention resources to support professionals who work with youth in the juvenile justice system. The newly developed educational tools advance the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention, which guides efforts to prevent suicide across the nation. Online versions of the nine resources are now available to the juvenile justice workforce and the general public.
Population of focus: Professionals who work with youth in the juvenile justice system
Links to resource:
- Resources on the Action Alliance website
- Resources on the National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice website
Organization: These resources were developed by the Action Alliance’s Youth in Contact with the Juvenile
Justice System Task Force, co-led by the National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice (NCMHJJ) at Policy Research Associates, Inc. and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP).