Webinar: The Relationship of Sleep Disturbance to Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors: An Opportunity for Intervention

September 09, 2016

News Type:  Weekly Spark, Weekly Spark Announcement

This webinar will review the literature regarding the relationship between sleep and suicidal thoughts and behaviors, including ongoing work on the development of interventions to concurrently address insomnia, depressive symptomatology, and suicide risk. The presentation and discussion will include suggestions for clinicians and recommendations for shaping future research protocols. The featured presenter is Wilfred Pigeon, director of the VISN 2 Center of Excellence for Suicide Prevention at the Canandaigua VA Medical Center and associate professor of psychiatry and public health sciences at the University of Rochester Medical Center. The webinar will take place on September 12 from 3 to 4 p.m. ET.