Suicide Prevention


An Overview of Suicide Risks among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) Youth

December 9, 2009

By Dave Reynolds, M.P.H. (Advocacy and Education Manager, The Trevor Project) and Phoenix Schneider, M.S.W. (Program Director, The Trevor...

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Three Questions About the Whispered Word “Suicide”

April 11, 2008

By Tara Moser, MSW, LCSW   Introduction Ms. Tara Moser specializes in working with children, adolescents, and families. She has a Master's...

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Preventing Suicide in Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth

October 26, 2007

By Katherine van Wormer, MSSW, PhD   Introduction Harassment at School Home and Religious...

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Risk Factors and Intervention Strategies for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Youth

July 6, 2007

By Michael Langlois, MSW, LICSW Introduction Risky Behaviors GLB Youth and Suicide How Social Workers Can Help GLB...

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Suicide Warning Signs and Prevention Tips

December 15, 2005

By Julie Niven, MSW, LCSW, DCSW   NOTE:  Ms. Julie Niven is social worker practicing in the Bering Straits region of...

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Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK

September 9, 2005

Introduction In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services...

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The SOS Suicide Prevention Program

June 8, 2005

By Timothy Tunner, PhD, MSW   Introduction The SOS Signs of Suicide® Program for secondary schools, co-sponsored by the National...

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Spotting the Signs of Teen Suicide

March 15, 2005

Teenage Suicide Warning Signs The National Association of Social Workers views the current high rate of child and adolescent suicide as a national...

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Your Options in Suicide Prevention

March 15, 2005

By Frank R. Campbell, PhD, LCSW, and Robyn Kaplan Seidman, MSW, LCSW Survivors of Suicide Support Groups Each year, 180,000 people in the United...

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Suicide Prevention Resources

March 12, 2005

American Association of Suicidology The goal of the American Association of Suicidology (AAS) is to understand and prevent suicide. AAS promotes...

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