Suicidality among Lebanese adolescents: Prevalence, predictors and service utilization

Suicide and self-harm in young people is a global public health issue, although epidemiological evidence remains scant in many parts of the world. In this context, and with research being one of the main components of the Graduate Public Health Group (GPHP) at the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) of the American University of Beirut (AUB), researchers from the Faculties of Health Sciences and Medicine at AUB published a new study on "Suicidality among Lebanese adolescents: Prevalence, predictors and service utilization", as part of a population-based mental health survey among children and adolescents conducted in the Greater Beirut area of Lebanon.

The study aims to describe the prevalence, comorbidity patterns, and the clinical and demographic correlates of suicidality among a representative sample of adolescents from Beirut, Lebanon. The findings of the study highlight an alarming treatment gap in Lebanese adolescents experiencing suicidality.​

Read the full study HE​RE



Contact Us

For various questions, please try contacting us via social media first!
read more

Privacy Statement

We take data privacy seriously and adhere to all applicable data privacy laws and regulations.
read more

Copyright and Disclaimer

Written permission is needed to copy or disseminate all or part of the materials on the AUB website.
read more

Title IX, Non-Discrimination, and Anti-Discriminatory Harassment

AUB is committed to providing a safe, respectful, and inclusive environment to all members of its community.
read more