Collaborative Hubs to Reduce the Burden of Suicide among American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) Youth

Date/Time
Date(s) - Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm


Webinar

Presented Mental Health Disparities Research at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

Introduction by: Andrea Horvath Marques, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H. • Chief, Mental Health Disparities Research, Office for Research on Disparities and Global Mental Health, NIMH

Alaska Native Collaborative Hub for Resilience Research

Presenters: Evon Peter, M.A. • Vice Chancellor for Rural, Community and Native Education, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Stacy Rasmus, Ph.D. • Research Associate Professor, Center for Alaska Native Health Research, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Southwest Hub: Brief Intervention for the Prevention of Suicide and the Promotion of Resilience

Presenter: Mary F. Cwik, Ph.D. • Associate Director, Center for American Indian Health Associate Scientist, John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Preventing Suicide Among Urban American Indian Youth and Young Adults

Presenter: Spero Manson, Ph.D.• Director, Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health Distinguished Professor, University of Colorado, Denver

 

ABOUT THE WEBINAR SERIES: The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is proud to present researchers participating in the Collaborative Hubs to Reduce the Burden of Suicide among American Indian and Alaska Native Youth (U19) that aims to develop and test preventive strategies that could sustainably reduce the burden of youth suicide in AI/AN communities.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: This webinar is appropriate for NIMH-funded grantees, students, researchers, policy makers, clinicians and anyone interested in learning more about suicide prevention research focused on reducing the burden of suicide and promoting resilience among AI/AN youth.

Space is limited. Register here.