How Can We Prevent Premature Death and Injury
Shared risks contribute to premature deaths among youth and young adults due to suicide, homicide, and accidental deaths (motor vehicle accidents, overdoses). Dr. Caine spoke about community integrated approaches to address common risks that contribute to diverse outcomes on the path to premature deaths, such as attempted suicide and substance use/alcohol misuse. Dr, Caine focused on suicide prevention as an example.
Presenter Eric M. Caine, MD, is the Chair of Psychiatry at the University of Rochester Medical Center School of Medicine and Dentistry, and the head of the only CDC- funded Injury Control Research Center dedicated to Suicide Prevention.