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In the United States, suicide, suicidal ideation, and self-harm are public health crises among children and teens. To reduce these behaviors, researchers in the UNC School of Education and School of Medicine are addressing how school systems can help students return from hospitalization after a suicide-related crisis. Marisa Marraccini, an assistant professor in the UNC School of Education’s School Psychology program, was the subject matter expert for the infographic below. Trained as a school psychologist, she specializes in promoting the mental health and well-being of students and preventing health risk behaviors.



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By Corina Cudebec