Center for Suicide Prevention and Research News :: Nationwide Children's Hospital

CSPR Research and News

  • Suicide Rates Climb in the U.S., Especially Among Adolescent Girls (NPR, April 2016): Arielle Sheftall, PhD, postdoctoral researcher in the Center for Suicide Prevention and Research, provided her expertise in a recent NPR article on rising suicide rates in the United States, especially among adolescent girls. She and her colleagues study the risk factors that may lead a depressed child or teen to attempt suicide.
  • Suicide Prevention Focus of Nationwide Children's Hospital (Columbus Dispatch, October 2015): Out of the belief that this community can and must do better by young people who are struggling and at risk of taking their own lives, Nationwide Children’s Hospital has created a center to better understand and stop suicide.
  • A Better Strategy for Suicide Prevention (Pediatrics Nationwide, July 2014): To meet new ambitious national targets for reducing suicide, public health officials may need to focus on periods of high risk.