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Suicide in Children and Adolescents: Challenges and Priorities for Intervention

Date: Tue. March 22nd, 2016, 4:30 pm-6:00 pm
Location: Tinkham Veale University Center, Ballroom A, 11038 Bellflower Rd. Cleveland, OH

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Jeff Bridge, PhD
Principal Investigator, Center for Innovation in Pediatric Practice, Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Suicide is the second leading cause of death among young people aged 5 to 19 years in the United States.Dr. Bridge will discuss the changing epidemiology of suicide among young people in the US and Ohio, including the increasing rates among boys of color. The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention’s research strategy for reducing national suicide rates by 40% in the next 10 years will be discussed along with priorities and challenges for suicide prevention research in young people.

Discussants

Cheryl Holton, Program Director/SAMHSA GLS Grant Project Director
Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation

Rick Oliver, Director of Crisis and Trauma Services
Frontline Services

 

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The Schubert Center Conversation Series connects CWRU faculty, students and staff, visiting researchers, practice and policy experts, and community members whose work impacts children, young people, and families. This years series is “All Our Children: Healthy Inside and Out.” This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. 

For more information, contact the Schubert Center.

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