Understanding and Preventing Youth Suicide and Suicidal Behavior
In several western countries, youths’ mental health has decreased, and their suicide rate has risen over the past decade. The loss of young people brings lifelong sorrow to their families and is a major concern for schools, peer groups, youth care, and public health.
Throughout this summer school, we will take a dive into this field of youth suicide prevention, to better understand this tragedy in relation to challenges in the period of adolescence and young adulthood, as well as adequate interventions for young people.
We accomplish this through lectures and interactive workshops from experts on a broad arrangement of research disciplines. Furthermore, several brainstorming sessions are planned through the week for students to form your own zero suicide plan. You will have a chance to present this plan to your peers at the end of the summer school.
The summer school is a unique collaboration between Crisis Helpline 113 Suicide Prevention the Netherlands and the University of Groningen.
The summer school invites students and researchers from the Social Sciences, Humanities, Medical Sciences, and Computer Science to participate. Ultimately, a young generation will be inspired to collaborate in exploring new fruitful directions of decreasing the burden of suicidality among youth
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