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Suicide prevention among young people: A study protocol for evaluating Youth Aware of Mental Health in Australian secondary schools

McGillivray, Lauren; Torok, Michelle; Calear, Alison; Shand, Fiona; McKinnon, Andrew; Kuhnert, Rebecca-Lee; Batterham, Philip; Rosebrock, Hannah; Mok, Katherine; Zbukvic, Isabel; Christensen, Helen


Background: Suicide is the leading cause of death for Australians aged 15–24 years, with rates increasing over the past decade. As young people can be particularly vulnerable to mental health problems and suicidal behaviour, they are an important and obvious target for suicide prevention efforts. This study aims to determine the feasibility, acceptability, and impact of a universal, mental health and suicide prevention program – Youth Aware of Mental Health (YAM) – for young people in...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
Source: Mental Health & Prevention
DOI: 10.1016/j.mhp.2019.200178


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