Health Provider Checklist for Adolescent and Young Adult Males

Mental Health

Suicidal Behavior


Standardized Screening May Help Identify Suicidal Adolescents, (referencing Standardized Screening for Suicidal Adolescents in Primary Care) Medscape, 15 April 2010.

King CA, O'mara RM, Hayward CN, Cunningham RM. Adolescent suicide risk screening in the emergency department. Acad Emerg Med. 2009;16(11):1234-41.

Fremouw WJ, Strunk JM, Tyner EA, Musick R. Adolescent Suicide Assessment Protocol-20, West Virginia Suicide Council, May 2007       

2006 Fact Sheet On Suicide
Young males are much more likely to commit suicide than their female peers. The suicide rates for young adult males have fallen sharply in the past decade. National Adolescent Health Information Center

Screening for Suicide Risk: A Systematic Evidence Review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, May 2004 

Johns Hopkins Medicine. Teen Suicide.

Van der Graaff J, Branje S, De Wied M, Hawk S, Van Lier P, Meeus W. Perspective Taking and Empathic Concern in Adolescence: Gender Differences in Developmental ChangesDevelopmental Psychology, Sep 16 , 2013,

Neinstein LS. The New Adolescents: An Analysis of Health Conditions, Behaviors, Risks, and Access to Services Among Emerging Young Adults, 2013.

Preventing Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Disorders Among Young People: Progress and Possibilities. Institute of Medicine, 12 March 2009.