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Opening remarks were delivered by Dr. Blair Simpson, interim chair of psychiatry at Columbia.
Columbia Psychiatry study paves the way for treatment techniques to help people adapt to the loss of a loved one.
Source:The Wall Street Journal
One report from Dr. Madelyn Gould found that nearly 90% of suicidal people surveyed who texted the lifeline thought the conversation was helpful, and nearly half reported being less suicidal.
Barbara Stanley, PhD, a professor of medical psychology (in psychiatry) at Columbia, agreed that asking better screening questions is crucial noting that some tools already exist.
- September 20, 2019
Drs. Alex Canetti and Ali Mattu discuss the relationship between anxiety and risk for suicide.
Source:NPRSeptember 13, 2019
Dr. Madelyn Gould hopes that the new hotline will encourage more people to call before they start feeling suicidal.
Source:MedscapeSeptember 12, 2019
"We've known that there's a strong association between gender minority stress and poor health outcomes," Dr. William Byne said. "This just makes it a little bit more concrete."
Source:MASHABLESeptember 10, 2019
Dr. Randy Auerbach says that part of the problem is providing seamless access to care for teens, particularly those at high risk for suicide.
- September 10, 2019
Dr. Katherine Elkington, Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology (in Psychiatry) at Columbia University, discusses the complex connection between suicide and substance use in adolescents.
- September 4, 2019
Dr. Blake Zakarin discusses the relationship between sleep, mental health, and suicide in adolescents and steps we can all take to improve the quality of our sleep.
Source:MedscapeAugust 26, 2019
Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman and Dr Christine Moutier, medical director of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, discuss suicide risk and prevention.
Source:SCIENCE MAGAZINEAugust 22, 2019
"You're not going to solve a lifetime of problems on a phone call," Dr. Madelyn Gould says. A next step is harnessing that call to chart a path to long-term care.
Source:scienceAugust 21, 2019
"It's not a fact-finding mission, like we're kind of blindly throwing a spear," Dr. Randy Auerbach says. Instead, MAPS relies on established theories and data on suicidal behavior.