2007 Garrett Lee Smith State and Tribal Suicide Prevention Grantee Meeting

Grantee Meeting
Date:  October 10, 2007 - 7:00 am to October 12, 2007 - 11:30 am (America/New_York)

Note: Some presentations are not included due to outdated content

Welcome, Overall Context of the SAMHSA/CMHS Suicide Prevention Initiative, and SAMHSA Updates

Richard McKeon, PhD, Public Health Advisor, Suicide Prevention, SAMHSA

Making Results Count

Chad Rodi, PhD, Macro International


Adrienne Dealy, Communications Specialist, Safe Schools/Health Students
Tim Dunnagan, EdD, Professor, Montana State University
James Schut, PhD, Senior Program Evaluator, Centerstone, Tennessee

View Adrienne Dealy presentation
View James Schut presentation – Montana Data
View James Schut presentation

Preparing your story for publication in peer-reviewed journals.

Mort Silverman, Editor, Suicide and Life Threatening Behavior.

Talking to policymakers

Brian Altman, SPAN USA.

Creating sustainability: Drawing on public health lessons from the past

Mel Kohn, MD, MPH, Office of Disease Prevention and Epidemiology, Oregon Health Division

Evaluating early intervention and referral

Shannon Crossbear, National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health
Paul Granello, Ohio
Linda Langford, SPRC
Phil Rodgers, AFSP
Chad Rodi and Jennifer Wallach, Macro International

Viw Paul Granello presentation

Tell your story well: Communicating your findings for sustainability

Adrienne Dealy, Safe Schools/ Healthy Students
Elly Stout, SPRC

Hospital/Emergency room-based identification, response and referral

Alan Holmlund, Massachusetts
Lisa Millet, Oregon
John Walkup, Johns Hopkins/White Mountain Apache

View Lisa Millet presentation

Responding to returning veterans and their families

Presenter(s): Major [Chaplain] Daniel Thompson, Oregon National Guard Reintegration Team
Robert Tell, Veterans Administration
Lidia Bernik, National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Lisa Millet, Oregon

View Lidia Bernik presentation
View Lisa Millet presentation
View VA presentation

National Violent Death Reporting System data – using data for prevention and sustainability

Alex Crosby, CDC
Lisa Millet, Oregon

View Lisa Millet presentation

Screening Lessons Learned

Paul Granello, Ohio
Michelle Moskos, Utah
Gail Wasserman, New York

View Paul Granello presentation

Project Management Tips and Tricks

Lloyd Potter, SPRC
Pat Smith, Michigan
Tarsha Wilson, SAMHSA

Coping with provider shortages: A challenge for rural and frontier grantees

Marilyn Zimmerman, National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Jenny Shaw, Wyoming
Chuck McGee, South Dakota
Dave Majic, West Virginia