About the research team

Suicide is the second leading cause of death in youth. The Youth Suicide Prevention research team want to understand what make young people at risk for suicide to help them achieving a life worth living. We analyze data from large samples of individuals followed from birth to adulthood and tests the effectiveness of preventive interventions

The research team is led by Dr. Marie-Claude Geoffroy. She holds a Canada Research Chair Tier 2 in Youth Suicide Prevention. She is a professor in School and Applied Child Psychology and an Associate Member in the Department of Psychiatry, at McGill University. She is also a registered psychologist offering training in suicide risk assessment and brief interventions.