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Join CDC Grand Rounds About Suicide Prevention: A Comprehensive Approach

Missed the CDC Public Health Grand Rounds presentation “Preventing Suicide: A Comprehensive Public Health Approach” held Tuesday, September 15, 2015? Honor September as National Suicide Prevention Month, by checking out the webcast.

What You’ll Learn
The webcast discusses the strategies needed
• to promote broader awareness of suicide and the role that public health can play in identifying factors that reduce the risk of suicide and
• in promoting actions and programs that protect people from engaging in suicidal behavior.

Session Topics and Presenters:

Suicide: An Urgent Public Health Problem
Presented by Alex Crosby, MD
Chief, Surveillance Branch, Division of Violence Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC

Implementing Promising Suicide Prevention Approaches While Enhancing the Evidence Base
Presented by Eric D. Caine, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry, Director, Injury Control Research Center for Suicide Prevention, University of Rochester Medical Center

Using Data to Increase Awareness and Prevention of Suicide: Colorado’s Public Health Approach
Presented by Jarrod Hindman, MS
Violence and Suicide Prevention Section Manager, Prevention Services Division, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

Progress, Partnerships, and Optimism in Preventing Suicide
Presented by Jerry Reed, PhD, MSW
Director, Suicide Prevention Resource Center, Co-Director, Injury Control Research Center for Suicide, Vice President, Education Development Center

Learn More
Visit the Public Health Grand Rounds website. Archived presentations can be found here.