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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!