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ERIC Number: ED585881
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Oct
Pages: 39
Abstractor: ERIC
American Indian/Alaska Native Adolescent Suicide: Risk Factors, Protective Factors, and Prevention Opportunities in Education Settings. An Annotated Bibliography
Espel, Emma
West Comprehensive Center at WestEd
This document provides abstracts from a sample of studies that examine risk and/or protective factors or suicide prevention programs for American Indian/Alaska Native youth. Prior to the individual literature summaries, the document includes a section called "From the Literature: Overview of Risk and Protective Factors." The exhibits in this section list risk and protective factors found at the individual, family, and community levels and the associated articles summarized in this annotated bibliography. The 31 articles are clustered into the following categories: (1) Reviews of Suicide and Suicide Behavior Rates, Risk and Protective Factors, and Prevention Programs; (2) Risk and Protective Factors; (3) Prevention and Intervention Programs: Community Health; (4) Prevention and Intervention Programs: Emergency and Medical Centers; and (5) Prevention and Intervention Programs: Education Settings. The document concludes with a list of resources for practitioners.
West Comprehensive Center at WestEd. 2020 N Central Avenue Suite 510, Phoenix, AZ 85004. Tel: 866-979-7322; Tel: 602-322-7005; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Department of Education (ED)
Authoring Institution: RMC Research Corporation; West Comprehensive Center (WCC) at WestEd
Identifiers - Location: Alaska; Montana
Grant or Contract Numbers: S283B120006