NIMH » Facebook Live: Youth Suicide Prevention

Date and Time

September 19, 2023
2:00–2:30 p.m. ET


In recognition of Nationwide Suicide Prevention Consciousness Month in September, the Nationwide Institute of Psychological Well being (NIMH) is internet hosting a Fb Dwell occasion on youth suicide prevention.

Suicide is a number one reason behind demise amongst younger individuals in the US. A brand new NIMH-supported examine discovered that the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic elevated youth suicide charges, and the influence assorted by intercourse, age, race, and ethnicity. Findings corresponding to these spotlight the vital want for higher methods to know and forestall suicide in youth and adolescents.

Through the occasion, NIMH consultants Lisa M. Horowitz, Ph.D., M.P.H., pediatric psychologist and senior affiliate scientist within the Intramural Analysis Program, and Stephen O’Connor, Ph.D., chief of the Suicide Prevention Analysis Program, will lead a dialogue on tips on how to speak to youth about suicide threat, tips on how to establish the warning indicators of suicide, threat components for suicide, and NIMH-supported analysis on interventions for youth suicide prevention.


No registration is required for this free occasion. Watch the reside occasion on NIMH’s Fb web page .

Extra Data

  • A Fb account is just not required to observe, however it’s to ask questions.
  • The occasion will likely be archived on NIMH’s web site and Fb web page  so you possibly can entry it after the occasion.
  • Signal language interpreters will likely be offered.

Be aware: NIMH consultants can not present particular medical recommendation or referrals. Please seek the advice of a certified well being care supplier for analysis, remedy, and solutions to your private questions. When you need assistance discovering a supplier, go to When you or somebody you realize is in disaster, please name the 988 Suicide & Disaster Lifeline . Name or textual content 988; Llame al 988 (para ayuda en español).


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