Title of Presentation Proposal

Attempts to Leave the Hood: Early Interventions to Reduce Drug-Related Suicide Attempts among Urban Minority Youth

Presentation Type

Paper Presentation

Abstract

There is a prevalence of suicide attempts among adolescents, ranking third after accidents and homicide. Early interventions by practitioners and educators can provide insight to urban youth about alternatives to finding a way out of the oppressive enclave of the hood rather than by use of the means of suicide.

Start Date

4-13-2013 1:30 PM

End Date

4-13-2013 2:20 PM

Location

Room 3102

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Attempts to Leave the Hood: Early Interventions to Reduce Drug-Related Suicide Attempts among Urban Minority Youth

Room 3102

There is a prevalence of suicide attempts among adolescents, ranking third after accidents and homicide. Early interventions by practitioners and educators can provide insight to urban youth about alternatives to finding a way out of the oppressive enclave of the hood rather than by use of the means of suicide.