Preventing Suicide by Promoting Social Connectedness: Exploring Systems Approaches and Connectedness in Communities

Event Type:  ICRC-S Webinar
Date:  Monday, July 22, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm (America/New_York)

The sixth and final session of the ICRC-S 2018-19 webinar series, Preventing Suicide by Promoting Social Connectedness: Exploring Systems Approaches and Connectedness in Communities took place on July 22, 2019. During this webinar, Ann Marie White, Ed.D. Director of the Office of Mental Health Promotion and Associate Professor at the University of Rochester Medical Center, reviewed systems approaches to identify and understand social connectedness in a number of settings and contexts. Dr. White provided a brief overview of social connectedness in communities and shared examples such as applying network analyses to identify and understand effective social connectedness in community-based social contexts relevant to suicide prevention.

Additional Resources:

CDC National Center for Injury Prevention and Control- Preventing Suicide: A Technical Package of Policy, Programs, and Practices

SPRC – A Comprehesive Approach to Suicide Prevention 

PDF of the slides

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