NIMH PODCASTS: Dr. Jane Pearson on Preventing Childhood Suicide
Warning Signs for Childhood Suicide
It’s a question asked by parents, educators and health professionals. How do we prevent suicide among our children? In this special podcast series devoted to Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day, Dr. Jane Pearson of the National Institute of Mental Health talks about important warning signs that come from children. She also looks at how well-intended reaction to tragedy can have unintended consequences. Dr. Pearson is with the Division of Services and Intervention Research at NIMH and a leading expert on suicide research.
Childhood Suicide and Keeping Kids Safe Online
The internet and social media are powerful tools that influence virtually everyone. Unfortunately, too many children have made tragic decisions based on what they see on the web. But in this special podcast series devoted to Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day, Dr. Jane Pearson of the National Institute of Mental Health talks about how the internet is increasingly becoming a means of preventing childhood suicide. Dr. Pearson is with the Division of Services and Intervention Research at NIMH and a leading expert on suicide research.
Suicide Prevention Resource Center Webinars
Research to Practice Webinar on Bullying and Suicide Prevention
Presented in conjunction with Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention, this webinar provides the latest research and science on the relationship between bullying and suicide and outlines some of the shared risk and protective factors. The presentation also discusses the main principles of a comprehensive whole school approach to bullying prevention. Originally presented February 12, 2012.
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