August 3, 2017 • 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (EDT)
Webinar: Building Resilience to Reduce Suicide in Arctic Communities
From Suicide Prevention Policy to Community Engagement (and back again):
The National Inuit Suicide Prevention Strategy in Canada
Allison Crawford, M.D., Ph.D., FRCPC
Director, Northern Psychiatric Outreach Program and
Telepsychiatry Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto
RISING SUN: Reducing the Incidence of Suicide in Indigenous Groups -
Strengths United through Networks
Roberto Delgado, Ph.D.
Health Science Administrator
NIMH Office for Research on Disparities and Global Mental Health
August 29, 2017 • 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (EDT)
Webinar: Collaborative Hubs to Reduce the Burden of Suicide among American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) Youth
Welcome and Overview
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
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
Lisa M. Wexler, Ph.D., M.S.W.
Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst
James Allen, Ph.D
Professor, Memory Keepers Medical Discovery Team
University of Minnesota Medical School
Southwest Hub: Brief Interventions for the Prevention of Suicide and
the Promotion of Resilience
Mary F. Cwik, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Center for American Indian Health
Licensed Psychologist, Associate Scientist, John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Allison Barlow, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.A.
Director, Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health
Associate Scientist, John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Preventing Suicide Among Urban American Indian Youth and Young Adults
Spero Manson, Ph.D.
Director, Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health
Distinguished Professor, University of Colorado, Denver
Dedra Buchwald, M.D.
Professor, Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine
Founding Director, Initiative for Research and Education to Advance Community Health and
Partnerships for Native Health, Washington State University
ABOUT THE WEBINAR SERIES
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is proud to present research that showcases two different community-based approaches that aim to build resilience in Indigenous communities with the hope of reducing suicide in the Arctic. This series will also showcase researchers participating in the Collaborative Hubs to Reduce the Burden of Suicide among American Indian and Alaska Native Youth (U19) that develops and tests 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 that focuses on reducing the burden of suicide and promoting resilience among Arctic communities and AI/AN youth.
REGISTER NOW! Space is limited. Don’t miss this valuable opportunity!