Suicide Contagion: Evidence and Implications for Postvention
This webinar, co-sponsored by the Office of Refugee Resettlement (Administration on Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services), focused on introducing the concept of suicide clusters, describing practical postvention tips that could mitigate suicide clusters, and identifying strategies for responsible communication and reporting of suicide attempts and incidents. The information in this webinar is targeted to state employees, refugee coordinators, refugee community members, and nonprofit organizations responsible for reception and support during the resettlement process.
Madelyn Gould, PhD., MPH (Professor of Clinical Epidemiology, Columbia University; Deputy Director of Research Training Program in Child Psychiatry, Columbia University/New York State Psychiatric Institute)
Richard McKeon, PhD, MPH (Chief, Suicide Prevention Branch, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services).