Emergency Department Screen for Teens at Risk for Suicide (ED-STARS)

This project will develop and test a personalized, computer-based suicide risk screening tool for teenagers.

According to the principal investigator, Cheryl King, PhD, says

We plan to refine algorithms capable of predicting which youth are most likely to attempt suicide. We will use these to develop a brief and personalized screening tool in which each question presented to a teen is based on the individual’s previous responses. After it’s validated, this screen will be made available to emergency departments nationwide as an ED- and patient-friendly tool for screening, risk stratification and triage.

Read more details of the project HERE.

Read the press release of the beginning of the study HERE.

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