Midwest Injury Prevention Alliance Webinar – “Epidemiology of Youth Suicide and Suicidal Behavior” by Jeff Bridge, PhD
August 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Midwest Injury Prevention Alliance is excited to announce a webinar on the “Epidemiology of Youth Suicide and Suicidal Behavior” by Jeff Bridge, PhD on Thursday August 5, 2021 from 1-2pm EDT. (Please note that this webinar was rescheduled from June 10, 2021) This presentation will describe the problem of youth suicide and suicidal behavior in the United States. The presentation will also discuss research examining the association between the release of 13 Reasons Why and suicidal behavior in young people. Dr. Bridge is an epidemiologist and director of the Center for Suicide Prevention and Research in the Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.
Click here to reserve your spot to attend the webinar. We look forward to you joining us! Zoom platform provided by Kids In Danger.
About the Presenter
Jeff Bridge, PhD, is an epidemiologist and director of the Center for Suicide Prevention and Research in the Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Dr. Bridge is also the Nationwide Foundation Endowed Chair of Innovation in Behavioral Health Research and professor of Pediatrics, Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. His research focuses on the epidemiology of suicide and suicidal behavior in young people, neurocognitive vulnerability to suicidal behavior, screening for suicide risk in medical and school settings and improving the quality of care for suicidal youth.