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September is Suicide Prevention month in the United States. This month The Downs Group LLC has offered a variety of resources for you related to suicide prevention with youth, and especially for youth living in foster care. Here is the full list, in case you missed any:

Introducing Suicide Prevention Month

The 13 Warning Signs for Youth Suicide

Keynote + Strategic Sharing Approach to Youth Suicide Prevention

The 12 Risk Factors for Youth Suicide

The 8 Triggers for Youth Suicide

Exemplary Suicide Prevention Programs and Resources

School Connectedness and Youth Suicide Prevention

What You Can Do When a Youth Considers Suicide

Warning Signs, Risk Factors, and Triggers of Suicide

On the Whole, Child Welfare is Not Good at Preventing Youth Suicides

The Purpose of “Research You Can Use”

Dealing with the Aftermath of a Foster Youth Suicide

Foster Care History and Suicide Prevention

Highlighted Course: Suicide Prevention with Youth

Suicide Prevention with Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Youth

We hope these resources have been helpful to you and your work with young people. We encourage you to stay in touch with us as every month we will focus on a different, important topic concerning services and outcomes for older transition age youth. You can connect with us in each of the following ways:

And don’t forget that the last day to order your one day training on “Suicide Prevention with Youth” at 33% off is September 30. If you would like this course delivered at your location please make your request here: Info@DownsConsultingGroup.com

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Dr. Chris Downs has devoted much of his professional career to improving services and outcomes for older, at-risk youth. Chris is President of The Downs Group LLC, based in Seattle and has the pleasure of working with many talented professionals in child welfare and allied areas including his company Associates.