Client’s Name Instructor’s Name Course Name/Course Number 22 June 2011 Analysis of Four Academic Studies on School Suicide Prevention Programs Adolescent and teen suicide is one of the major causes of death in the population ages 15-24. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), in 2007, suicide accounted for more deaths in this age group than cancer, AIDS, heart disease, diabetes, and other medical conditions combined. It must be noted, however, that suicide prevention programs, in order to be effective, must address not just death itself, but aspects of actual suicide attempts and suicidal ideation. The problem of teenage and adolescent suicide is considered a significant issue in matters of public health: the act of suicide...The end:
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