Cross-posted from King County School Health Blog:
The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) recently released the following provider alert regarding increased concern of suicide risk in youth during COVID-19.
- Screen patients for suicide risk, particularly children, teens, and young adults. See the Screening section for more information. Read the full blog post with background and resources here.
- Share information and resources with patients and their families on crisis support, suicide warning signs, and suicide risk factors. See the Resources section for more information. Read the full blog post with background and resources here.