Research :: Receipt of Psychological or Emotional Counseling by Suicidal Adolescents

This article examines the utilization of psychological or emotional counseling by suicidal adolescents to answer questions about the extent to which health services can contribute to the prevention of adolescent suicide.

Pirkis, J. E., Irwin, C. E., Jr., Brindis, C., Biehl, M., & Patton, G. C. (2003) Receipt of psychological or emotional counseling by suicidal adolescents. Pediatrics, 111, 877 (e388).


Depression, Mental/Behavioral Health, Mental/Behavioral Health Care, Suicide


February 8, 2003


Jane E. Pirkis, PhD, Charles E. Irwin, Jr, MD, Claire D. Brindis, DrPH, Michael G. Sawyer, PhD, Christine Friestad, PhD, Michael Biehl, MA, George C. Patton, PhD


Stress and Stress Management Among Youth and Young Men

This 2008 article examines research related to stress and stress management, with a focus on young males.

Males | Mental/Behavioral Health | Young Adults

A Health Profile of Adolescent and Young Adult Males

This brief highlights priority health issues for adolescent & young adult males and identifies key gender & racial/ethnic disparities.

Males | Mental/Behavioral Health | Mortality | Overviews/Fact Sheets | Overweight | Risky Behavior | Sexual and Reproductive Health | Socio-demographic disparities | Suicide | Young Adults

A Profile of Adolescent Health: The Role of Race, Ethnicity, and Gender

This 2002 article reviews the gender and racial/ethnic disparities in adolescent health.

Mental/Behavioral Health | Mortality | Risky Behavior | Sexual and Reproductive Health | Socio-demographic disparities | Substance Use | Trends

The Mental Health of Adolescents: A National Profile

This brief aims to inform health professionals, policymakers, educators, administrators, and school-based health centers concerned with the health and well-being of adolescents.

Data and Monitoring | Depression | Mental/Behavioral Health | Overviews/Fact Sheets | Suicide | Trends

The Health of America’s Middle Childhood Population

This 2002 monograph describes the environment in which children live and presents diverse measures of wellbeing, as well as traditional measures of health.

Families | Immunizations | Mental/Behavioral Health | Middle Childhood | Mortality | Overweight | Risky Behavior