The ASAP Center is a partner in 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.
ASAP Center Team Approved for Collaborative Multi-site Comparative Effectiveness Trial
Exciting news! The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) has approved funding for a large collaborative multi-site trial led by Center Co-Directors, Drs. Joan Asarnow at UCLA & David Goldston at Duke. The study will compare two evidence-based suicide and suicide attempt prevention strategies for youth presenting to emergency departments with suicidal episodes. Other participating sites are: Brown University Alpert School of Medicine, led by Drs. Anthony Spirito & Ivan Miller; University of Utah and Intermountain Healthcare led by Drs. Brooks Keeshin & Tammer Attallah MBA, MSW; and Olive View-UCLA Medical Center led by Dr. Naser Ahmadi.
For more information, please read the press release.