Preventing suicide in young people: A public health approach [ 2017 - 2020 ]

Research Grant

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Researchers: A/Pr Alison Calear (Principal investigator)

Brief description Suicide is the leading cause of death in young Australians. This fellowship aims to lower risk for suicide by testing: a) whether improving the connectedness of adolescents in schools can improve help-seeking, b) whether parents can learn to recognise risk in their children, and c) whether school screening is an appropriate and effective strategy to reduce risk. Practical outcomes will be new programs for youth, new strategies for parents and a better integrated approach for Australian schools.

Funding Amount $AUD 435,524.18

Funding Scheme Career Development Fellowships

Notes Population Health CDF

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