Pragmatic considerations of culture in preventing suicide: Workshop summary

Date: 2004
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)

Information

Type:  Report
Author:  NIH Office of Rare Diseases, National Institute of Mental Health, Indian Health Service, Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands, and Emerging Scholars Interdisciplinary Network
Publisher:  National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

Workshop summary of a meeting to:"examine how culture pertaining to ethnicity can be considered in the development and implementation of suicide preventive interventions." Three fielded studies were considered as examples in reducing suicide risk and included studies focused on African American, Hispanic/Latino, and American Indian communities. The summary contains a list of participants, agenda, and examples of suicide prevention models that incorporate culture with research and pragmatic approaches and considerations.

Populations:  American Indians and Alaska Natives, Blacks and African Americans, Hispanics and Latinos
Planning and Implementing:  Cultural Competence