4037-19: Social Media & Adolescent Suicide: Risks, Benefits, & a Novel Monitoring Intervention

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4037-19: Social Media & Adolescent Suicide: Risks, Benefits, & a Novel Monitoring Intervention

This presentation will discuss findings from a mixed-methods study that explored the context of suicidal teens' online experiences and perceptions of teens and parents toward monitoring of social media. The development of a novel automated monitoring intervention targeting high-risk adolescents will be introduced along with acceptability of intervention to teens/parents.

  Jamie Zelazny, PhD, MPH, RN; Candice Biernesser, MSW, PhD(c)

Disclosures:  The presenters and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label use of medications will not be discussed during this presentation.

Session Length:
  41 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN

Learning Outcome:
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify at least one risk factor and one protective factor related to social media use and adolescent suicide.

Keywords:  Adolescent, Suicide, Social Media

Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
0.75 contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Originally Presented
APNA 33rd Annual Conference
New Orleans, Louisiana

The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2022

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