Institute of
Rural Health

  • Our Goal - Partner with other Idaho suicide prevention groups to create an infrastructure for reducing suicide attempts and completions among Idaho youth aged 10-24 regardless of ethnic/racial heritage.
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Institute of Rural Health

October 4, 2007 : Why are evidence-based programs critical for youth suicide prevention?

Gary McConahay, PhD, National consultant and trainer for LivingWorks Education program

Evidence-based programs are essential for saving our youth. This session will focus on evidence-based practices in suicidal behavior reduction programs. It will also include an overview of the Living Works programs and how they can be implemented in your community.

This program is NOT intended to and does NOT provide crisis intervention.
If you are in crisis, or have concerns about a loved one, go to: or call 1-800-564-2120.

This document was developed under grants  #1 UD1 SM56114-01 and #S U79 SM57401-01-1 from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) of the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services, (DHHS)  and the State of Idaho. The contents are the sole responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of DHHS or the State of Idaho.

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