Presentation Title

Talk Saves Lives: An Introduction to Suicide Prevention for Seniors

Type of Presentation

Workshop

Would you be willing to present virtually?

NO

Strand

Healthy Aging: Physical, Psychological & Cognitive

Target Audience

Practitioners, Older Adults

I am fortunate enough to present information on suicide prevention to audiences of varying backgrounds including practitioners and older adults. I've conducted presentations both in person and virtually for the community and organizations including CDC, Google, Clorox, and more. This presentation would be appropriate for students who work or are planning to work with older adults.

Location

Session 1 Breakouts

Start Date

10-15-2020 12:45 PM

End Date

10-15-2020 1:45 PM

Abstract

Suicide can be prevented. This presentation will cover what we know about this leading cause of death, the most up-to-date research on prevention, and what we can all do to fight suicide. Participants will learn the common risk factors for suicide in older adults, how to spot the warning signs in others, and how to keep ourselves, our loved ones and those in our community safe.

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Oct 15th, 12:45 PM Oct 15th, 1:45 PM

Talk Saves Lives: An Introduction to Suicide Prevention for Seniors

Session 1 Breakouts

Suicide can be prevented. This presentation will cover what we know about this leading cause of death, the most up-to-date research on prevention, and what we can all do to fight suicide. Participants will learn the common risk factors for suicide in older adults, how to spot the warning signs in others, and how to keep ourselves, our loved ones and those in our community safe.