Journal article

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

Abstract

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. ..

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Grants

Awarded by FWF (Austrian Science Fund)


Funding Acknowledgements

This project is funded by the FWF (Austrian Science Fund, project number: KLI 627, PI: TN).