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Is Suicide Contagious? A Webinar with Dr. Madelyn Gould

 

 

In this Webinar: 

Suicide is a rising public health concern. In this informative Webinar with Dr. Madelyn Gould, an authority on suicide clusters and contagion, you will learn what factors are contributing to the spread of suicide. What role do the media and programs such as 13 Reasons Why play in this alarming rise and what can we do to contain it?

Learning Objectives:

  • Summarize the empirical evidence for suicide contagion
  • Recognize the impact of the media on suicide
  • Apply strategies to contain suicide contagion
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Once payment is received, you will be emailed a full video recording of this webinar along with all presentation materials.

Optional CEs (1.5) may be purchased through R. Cassidy Seminars. A link to purchase CE Credits will be included in the email containing all your webinar resourcesMore Info Here

Continuing Education Information

Optional CEs (1.5) may be purchased through R. Cassidy Seminars. A link to purchase CE Credits will be included in the email containing all your webinar resourcesMore Info Here

Watch Madelyn Gould on Suicide and the Media

 

If you or someone you know is in crisis or in need of immediate help, call 988 or 1-800-273-TALK (8255). This is a free hotline available 24 hours a day to anyone in emotional distress or suicidal crisis.

International readers can click here for a list of helplines and crisis centers around the world.

About the Presenter

Madelyn Gould, Ph.D., M.P.H. Dr. Gould is a Professor of Epidemiology in Psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center and a Research Scientist at New York State Psychiatric Institute. Her longstanding research interests include the epidemiology of youth suicide as well as the evaluation of youth suicide prevention interventions. Dr. Gould has received numerous federally funded grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIMH), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) for studies examining risk factors for teenage suicide, various aspects of cluster suicides, the impact of the media on suicide, the effect of a peer’s suicide on fellow students and suicide postvention programs in schools. She has participated in a number of national government commissions, including the President’s Commission on Mental Health, the Secretary of Health and Human Services’ Task Force on Youth Suicide . She is recipient of the Shneidman Award for Research from the American Association of Suicidology (AAS) , the New York State Office of Mental Health Research Award and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) Research Award.

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