Suicide Prevention Videos Developed by and for Adolescents A Qualitative Study
Marlies Braun, Benedikt Till, Jane Pirkis, Thomas Niederkrotenthaler
CRISIS-THE JOURNAL OF CRISIS INTERVENTION AND SUICIDE PREVENTION | HOGREFE PUBLISHING CORP | Published : 2021
Background: One strategy to prevent youth suicide is awareness-raising video campaigns. To date, little is known about how best to include adolescents in the production process, and how they experience their involvement. Aims: This study used a participatory qualitative research approach to explore the experiences of adolescents producing suicide prevention videos targeting other adolescents in a school setting. Method: The project was conducted in Vienna, Austria, from 09/2018 to 01/2019. Eighteen high school students aged 15-19 produced suicide prevention videos. Focus group discussions with 17 of these students captured qualitative information on their experiences related to the process. ..View full abstract
Awarded by FWF (Austrian Science Fund)
This project is funded by the FWF (Austrian Science Fund, project number: KLI 627, PI: TN).