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Despite many years of declining rates of youth suicide, the past ten years have shown an increase in suicide and suicide attempts among teens. This presentation will cover the latest information about suicide–what are the risk factors and protective factors for this group. Additionally, the discussion will explore possible reasons for increased rates of suicide among youth and what strategies can be used to address youth suicide at both the individual and community level.
Special Guest Presenter: Dr. Steve Katsikas, PhD, Chair of Spalding University School of Professional Psychology