Teen options for change: an intervention for young emergency patients who screen positive for suicide risk.

@article{King2015TeenOF,
  title={Teen options for change: an intervention for young emergency patients who screen positive for suicide risk.},
  author={Cheryl A King and Polly Y. Gipson and Adam G. Horwitz and Kiel J. Opperman},
  journal={Psychiatric services},
  year={2015},
  volume={66 1},
  pages={97-100}
}
OBJECTIVE Previous research has documented the feasibility of screening in emergency departments for adolescent suicide risk. This randomized trial examined the effectiveness of Teen Options for Change (TOC), an intervention for adolescents seeking general medical emergency services who screen positive for suicide risk. METHODS Participants were 49 youths, ages 14 to 19, seeking services for nonpsychiatric emergencies. They screened positive for suicide risk because of recent suicidal… CONTINUE READING
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