Discussion Post: Depression & Suicide Intervention
When working with adolescents you will likely be faced with issues of depression, anxiety, and suicidal ideation and even attempts. For youth between the ages of 10 and 24, suicide is the third leading cause of death in the United States (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2012). It is essential to understand the risks associated with teen suicide and intervention strategies to address this issue.
Provide a Discussion Post covering the following content areas, headings and topics:
1) A review of the literature on adolescent depression and suicide and identify an evidence-based intervention that addresses these issues.
2) Then, apply that intervention to the Brady case.
3) Describe the possible risk factors the client presents that would make him at risk for depression and suicide.
4) Then, plan an intervention for that client to address these issues.
The response must include a reference list. Using Times New Roman 12 pnt font, double-space, one-inch margins, and APA style of writing and citations.