The Primary Care Provider’s Role in Preventing Suicide

Mon, Aug 24, 2015 1:30 PM EDT

Individuals thinking about suicide can fall through the cracks of fragmented systems. Primary care physicians can play an important role in assessing and managing suicide risk given that nearly half those who die by suicide are in contact with a primary care physician within one month of their death.  

Join this advanced practice webinar to learn how to move beyond the basics of suicide prevention toward real implementation strategies to improve systems of care to achieve zero suicides. Dive into seven essential elements of suicide care with Zero Suicide, a comprehensive approach to suicide prevention in health and behavioral health systems.

In preparation for this webinar, we strongly encourage participants to become familiar with Zero Suicide by reviewing the Zero Suicide website and The Emerging Zero Suicide Paradigm Webinar

Presenters: 
  • Julie Goldstein Grumet, PhD
    Director of Prevention and Practice, SAMHSA funded Suicide Prevention Resource Center, Education Development Center
  • Virna Little, PsyD, LCSW-r, SAP
    The Institute for Family Health, Senior Vice President, Psychosocial Services and Community Affairs

 

Registration is free and c losed captioning is available upon request.

The audio for this webcast is via computer speakers and not telephone. We recommend using external speakers for desktop computers to ensure best audio quality.

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