Services for Teens At Risk


STAR-Center provides an array of educational materials about teen depression and suicide for families, educators, and professionals. The titles are listed below.

For Families:
  • Teen Handbook on Depression

For Professionals:

  • Emotion Regulation, Interpersonal Effectiveness, and Distress Tolerance Skills for Adolescents: A Treatment Manual
  • Survivors of Suicide: A Support Group Leader’s Handbook
  • Young Adult Transition Group:  A Treatment Manual

For a description of these manuals or to download a free copy, please click here.

NOTE: While the Postvention Standards Manual is undergoing a revision, we refer those in need of this resource to: After a suicide:  A toolkit for schools (2nd ed.).

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, & Suicide Prevention Resource Center. (2018).  After a suicide:  A toolkit for schools (2nd ed.).  Waltham, MA:  Education Development Center.

Copies of this publication can be downloaded from