Evaluation and Assessment of Health Behavior Intervention Strategies

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Essay #: 061301
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Evaluation and Assessment of Health Behavior Intervention Strategies
In the article “When Kids Seek Help Online: Internet Chat Rooms and Suicide” (2005) the mortality rate from suicide of aboriginal youths has been found to peak more in mid-adolescence. Teen suicide is jockeys from second to third as the leading cause of death for this age group. The impact of the media is believed to be a contributing factor for this peak during mid-adolescences (Becker & Schmidt, 2005).
The Internet has broadened the awareness of suicide and suicide clusters. Media coverage sensationalizes suicide clusters creating an environment where the behavior is reinforced amongst mid-adolescents. Suicide stories are greatest amongst adolescents. The Internet...
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, R. M. (2000). Problem drinking in the family and youth suicide. Adolescence, 35. Retrieved from http://www.questia.com/read/5001157800?title=Problem%20Drinking%20in%20the%20Family%20and%20Youth%20Suicide
White, J. (2007). Working in the midst of ideological and cultural differences: Critically reflecting on youth suicide prevention in indigenous communities. Canadian Journal of Counseling, 41. Retrieved from http://www.questia.com/read/5035228853?title=Working%20in%20the%20Midst%20of%20Ideological%20and%20Cultural%20Differences%3a%20Critically%20Reflecting%20on%20Youth%20Suicide%20Prevention%20in%20Indigenous%20Communities