The ASAP Center is an affiliate site and partner with the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN). We promote treatments that reduce the risk of serious health and behavioral health problems in youth. Learn more about these approaches below.
New Fireside Chat Webinar on Youth Suicide Prevention with Expert Leaders: Drs. Kelly Koerner, Cheryl King, Elizabeth A. McCauley, and Joan Asarnow
Suicide is the second leading cause of death among youths ages 15-24 in the United States (U.S.). Moreover, suicide rates have increased substantially among high school students in the past 10 years, underscoring a strong need for improving youth mental health care and suicide prevention. Jaspr Health CEO and suicide expert leader, Dr. Kelly Koerner, hosted a fireside chat on youth suicide prevention featuring Drs. Cheryl King, Elizabeth A. McCauley, and Joan Asarnow, our ASAP Center director. Speakers discuss youth suicide in the U.S., key treatment approaches and components for teens and their families, and emerging treatment innovations. Please click to watch the Fireside Chat webinar video.