Youth Suicide Prevention Task Force formed in Snohomish County
Last updated 9/10/2021 at 12:25pm
The Snohomish County Children’s Wellness Coalition announced the creation of the Snohomish County Youth Suicide Prevention Task Force (YSPTF). The task force will work to reduce incidences of suicide and increase the mental health and resiliency of youth.
In Snohomish County, suicide is the highest cause of death for youth ages 10-17, and the second-highest cause of death for 15-24-year-olds.
The YSPTF is a subcommittee of the Snohomish County Children’s Wellness Coalition consisting of many disciplines across multiple sectors (e.g., health, media, social services, criminal justice, ed...