Columbia University Medical Center
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital The University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell
December 18, 2008

School-based suicide screening can identify students at risk for suicide and other mental health problems not recognized by school professionals, new research suggests.

 

"School-based screening can be an integral component of a school's mental health initiative and complement the work already being performed by school staff making for a complete program,"  Dr. Michelle A. Scott, from the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, told Reuters Health.

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