CDC Grand Rounds: Preventing Suicide through a Comprehensive Public Health Approach

September 02, 2016

News Type:  Weekly Spark, Weekly Spark Announcement

In the new issue of the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have released a report, coauthored by SPRC Director Jerry Reed, that summarizes the recent CDC Grand Rounds on Suicide Prevention. The report explores suicide prevention from a public health perspective and argues that while suicide prevention efforts in the U.S. have long been based on a mental health treatment approach, a public health approach to suicide prevention is gaining support.