Jeanelle Sugimoto-Matsuda, DrPH

Articles

Suicide Prevention in Diverse Populations: A Systems and Readiness Approach for Emergency Settings

November 03, 2014

In the US, suicide is a leading cause of death, ranking third among youths aged 15 to 24. Rates of suicide attempts and death are highest among US Pacific Island indigenous youths. Emergency departments play a key role in suicide prevention, especially in this and other minority populations.