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AFSP Honors U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan with Allies in Action Award

07/03/2014

Secretary Duncan and AFSP

On Tuesday, June 10, 2014, representatives from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) presented U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan with the Federal Partner Allies in Action Award for leading efforts in the Department of Education to promote bullying prevention in schools across the United States.

Your Teen Has Just Made a Suicide Attempt, Now What?

Attachment Based Family Therapy (ABFT) shows promise for suicidal teens and their families. An adaptation of ABFT for LGB teens also shows promise as an effective family intervention). In many instances family balance can be accomplished with treatments such as ABFT and sustained efforts by family members and trained family therapists.