Screening Tool for Suicide Risk in Young People

A new suicide screening instrument for the Emergency Department helps detect suicidal risk in young patients. The tool consists of four questions and is freely available online.

Source: NIMH News (2013-01-04). Emergency Department Suicide Screening Tool Accurately Predicts At Risk Youth.

Reference: Horowitz LM, Bridge JA, Teach SJ, Ballard E, Klima J, Rosenstein DL, Wharff EA, Ginnis K, Cannon E, Joshi P, Pao M. Ask Suicide-Screening Questions (ASQ). A Brief Instrument for the Pediatric Emergency Department. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. December 2012. 166(12):1170–1176.

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