Surviving the Teens Suicide Prevention Program https://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/service/s/surviving-teens
Initiative Description: Surviving the Teens® Suicide Prevention and Depression Awareness Program. It is delivered in health classes in four 50-minute sessions over 4 consecutive days. The program encourages teens’ seeking help for their at-risk peers but also for themselves when feeling depressed or suicidal.
Study Results: Improved suicide and depression knowledge, attitudes, confidence, and behavioral intentions.
Reference: Strunk, C. M., King, K. A., Vidourek, R. A., & Sorter, M. T. (2014). Effectiveness of the Surviving the Teens® Suicide Prevention and Depression Awareness Program: An impact evaluation utilizing a comparison group. Health Education & Behavior, 41(6), 605–613. https://doi.org/10.1177/1090198114531774
Level of Evidence: Good