Final Report: Risk Factors Associated with Youth Suicidality in Jamaica

Suicide is among the leading causes of death worldwide.

Photograph of a participant in an EVE for Life workshop.
UNICEF Jamaica/2018/Daniele Volpe


Suicidality is a major global public health concern as suicide is among the leading causes of deaths worldwide. Although several research studies into suicide have been conducted in Jamaica, no single research project has examined the spectrum of suicidal behaviours and completed suicides across a period of time.

Patrice Whitehorne-Smith, Maureen Irons-Morgan
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