Author: Deborah J. Taub
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Suicide is the second-leading cause of death among collegestudents. Further, one in ten college students has consideredsuicide in the past year. Experts have called for a comprehensive,systemic approach to campus suicide prevention that addresses bothat-risk groups and the general campus population. Since 2005, 138 colleges and universities have received fundingunder the Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Act to develop and implementcampus suicide prevention programs. This volume highlightssuccessful strategies implemented by grantee campuses. Theseapproaches can serve as models to address student suicide andprevention on other campuses. This is the 141st volume of this Jossey-Bass highereducation quarterly series. An indispensable resource for vicepresidents of student affairs, deans of students, studentcounselors, and other student services professionals, NewDirections for Student Services offers guidelines andprograms for aiding students in their total development: emotional,social, physical, and intellectual.