Event Summaries About Suicide Prevention

Date/Time: Wednesday, January 24, 2018, 8:30―12:30 PM EST

Location: Webcast

Description: 

Experts participated in a live videocast about adolescent suicide prevention, which included techniques for early detection and management of young people at risk. Speakers included NIMH grantee David A. Brent, M.D., from the University of Pittsburgh, and NIMH scientists Elizabeth Ballard, Ph.D., Lisa Horowitz, Ph.D., M.P.H., and Argyris Stringaris, M.D., Ph.D., MRCPsych.

Sponsors: NIMH Division of Intramural Research Programs (IRP)

Adolescent Suicide Prevention: Recognizing Teens at Risk & Responding Effectively

 

Date/Time: May 12, 2017

Description: NIMH convened a meeting with federal and private stakeholders to review the current state of knowledge and the scope of the suicide problem in the U.S.

State of Suicide Prevention in Emergency Care

 

Date/Time: March 1, 2017March 2, 2017

Location: Iqaluit, Nunavut (Arctic Canada)

Description: 

The Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC), Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) hosted a collaborative workshop under the 2015-2017 U.S. Chairmanship of the Arctic Council. The workshop focused on ways to effectively prevent suicide among Indigenous peoples in the circumpolar region.

Reducing the Incidence of Suicide in Indigenous Groups – Strengths United through Networks (RISING SUN): Workshop 3

 

Date/Time: September 23, 2016

Location: Rockville, MD

Description: Featured presentations and discussions focused on the Emergency Department Screening for Teens at Risk for Suicide (ED-STARS), the NIH Precision Medicine Initiative, improving outcomes for youth with bipolar disorder, and suicide prevention after jail detention.

NIMH Alliance for Research Progress Meeting

 

Date/Time: June 2, 2016June 3, 2016

Location: Bethesda, MD

Description: The Division of Translational Research and the Division of Services and Intervention Research, NIMH, sponsored a workshop to review current themes in suicide research and to consider how research approaches that are consistent with the Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) framework may provide new insight into underlying mechanisms.

Mechanisms Underlying Suicide Risk: Integrating RDoC to Inform Novel and Personalized Intervention Research

 

Date/Time: May 9, 2016May 10, 2016

Location: Tromsø, Norway

Description: On May 9-10 2016, the NIMH Office for Research on Disparities and Global Mental Health (ORDGMH), together with the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, convened the second workshop of an initiative aimed at suicide prevention among indigenous people in the circumpolar Arctic.

Reducing the Incidence of Suicide in Indigenous Groups – Strengths United through Networks (RISING SUN): Workshop 2

 

Date/Time: September 19, 2015

Location: Anchorage, AK

Description: On September 19-20, 2015, the NIMH Office for Research on Disparities and Global Mental Health (ORDGMH) conducted the first workshop for a new NIMH initiative aimed at suicide prevention among Indigenous people in the circumpolar Arctic.

Reducing the Incidence of Suicide in Indigenous Groups – Strengths United through Networks (RISING SUN): Workshop 1

 

Sources

https://www.nimh.nih.gov/news/events/suicide-prevention-index.shtm