Community Suicide Prevention Community of Practice – Building Support from Community Leaders & Key Influencers – Meeting 3

Event Type:  Communities of Practice
COP Topic:  Community Suicide Prevention (February - September 2018)
Date:  Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm (America/New_York)

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Bonnie Lipton

Participants discussed methods to build relationships with diverse partner groups, including how to increase buy-in, communicating with partners, and addressing cultural humility.  Our guest speakers Meghan Crane (Oregon Health Authority) and Sarah Brummett  (Colorado Dept. of Public Health and Environment) presented on how they've built up and nurtured local partnerships in their community. There was also a discussion on how to engage gun owners in suicide prevention efforts. 

Settings:  Communities
Planning and Implementing:  Cultural Competence, Partnerships and Coalitions
Strategies:  Reduce Access to Means