Special Report: Adolescent Suicidal Ideation

Screening for Adolescent Suicidal Ideation in TEAM UP Cohort 2 SitesĀ 

Key Takeaways from Data*:

  • The average percentage of adolescents reporting suicidal ideation at TEAM UP CHCs during well-child visits during the COVID-19 pandemic is more than 2x the national average reported on a national survey conducted pre-pandemic
  • During the COVID-19 pandemic, as visits increase TEAM UP CHCs are caring for more children who report suicidal ideation
  • At TEAM UP CHCs, among those screened at well-child visits, there is an increase in adolescents reporting emotional or behavioral challenges

*Data from TEAM UP Cohort 2 sites

Screening for suicidal ideation in TEAM UP (Cohort 2) bar graph
# of adolescents screened who reported suicidal ideation (increasing from June 2020-July 2021)

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