INTRODUCTION TO THE SPECIAL ISSUE ON YOUTH SUICIDE PREVENTION: RESEARCH, POLICY, AND PRACTICE

  • Jennifer White University of Victoria
  • Patti Ranahan Concordia University
Keywords: child, youth, families, research, practice, intervention, leadership, communities, welfare, health, kidshealth, family service, mental health, justice, empowerment, suicide

Abstract

We are pleased to introduce this special issue of the International Journal of Child, Youth and Family Studies (IJCYFS) on youth suicide prevention. This issue brings together a diverse and exciting range of perspectives on the topic of youth suicide prevention. Original research, theoretical contributions, and critical reflections on practice are all represented here, underscoring the importance of multiple and collaborative approaches to addressing youth suicide, which is a leading cause of death among this age group.

Author Biography

Jennifer White, University of Victoria
Assistant Professor School of Child and Youth Care
Published
2014-01-20