Preventing Suicide in Youth: Taking Action with Imperfect Knowledge

September 11, 2005

Suicide is a serious public health issue. It continues to be the second leading cause of death among BC youth aged 15 to 24 years.

Moreover, suicide attempts and suicidal thoughts are common in this age group. This report outlines key strategies for preventing youth suicide in BC. Comprehensive strategies at the local level that capitalize on existing resources and strengths of a community are considered the most promising.




Short Report (261 KB)

Full Report (292 KB)