If the Media is Ready to Change the Conversation to Suicide Prevention, Are We Ready to Help Them?
“My editor at USA Today wants me to write a column on Kate Spade. Is there really anything more to say about her suicide?” My brother’s fiancé, Kirsten Powers, USA Today columnist and on-air political analyst for CNN, was not enthusiastic about this assignment when she called me two days after Ms. Spade’s suicide.
Dr. Wendi Cross and Dr. Jennifer West, both of the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC), review the importance of measuring fidelity of program implementation with particular emphasis on implementer fidelity.
Dr. Marian (Emmy) Betz, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine and emergency physician at the University of Colorado Hospital, draws on her experience in the emergency department and as a researcher to describe the rationale, current state of research and next steps for lethal means safety for suicide prevention.
Suicide & Bullying: Preventing Suicide through Collaborative Upstream Interventions
This was the sixth webinar of the ICRC-S 2018 webinar series. In this webinar, Marci Feldman Hertz, MS, of the Division of Analysis, Research, and Practice Integration at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reviewed research on the relationship between bullying and suicide.
VA Advanced Fellowship in Veteran Mental Health and Suicide Prevention
The VA VISN 2 Center of Excellence for Suicide Prevention and the affiliated University of Rochester Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide (UR-CSPS) are pleased to announce the availability of postdoctoral fellowship positions for psychologists, physicians, and associated health professionals. The two-year program is supported by the VA Advanced Fellowship Program in Mental Illness Research and Treatment.