Suicide Related Content

Experts on Suicidology Share the Latest Updates in the Field

On October 26, 2022, McLean Hospital, in collaboration with Stanford University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, hosted the second annual Suicide-Focused Assessment and Treatment Course. The event featured 11 lectures by leading experts in the field of suicidology. Topics included...

Suicide: Know the Signs and What To Do

Suicide is among the leading causes of death in the United States and it is actively becoming more common among particular groups. Because of this, it is important to have a discussion about why people take their lives and how to prevent suicide. There is a dire need for education around suicidal...

Video: Current Status: Psychopharmacology for Suicide Prevention

Ross J. Baldessarini, MD, McLean Hospital, presents as part of the 2022 Suicide-Focused Assessment and Treatment: An Update for Professionals course. Jump To Slides Resources Speaker biography Medications and Suicide Prevention In this talk, Baldessarini reviews biomedical treatments, especially...

Video: Perseverations as a Risk Factor for Suicide

Carolyn Rodriguez, MD, PhD, Stanford University School of Medicine, presents as part of the 2022 Suicide-Focused Assessment and Treatment: An Update for Professionals course. Jump To Slides Resources Speaker biography Perseverations and Suicide In their study, Rodriguez and Alan Schatzberg, MD...

Video: Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Suicide Prevention

Nolan Williams, MD, Stanford University School of Medicine, presents as part of the 2022 Suicide-Focused Assessment and Treatment: An Update for Professionals course. Jump To Slides Resources Speaker biography Clinical Utilization of TMS In his work, Williams has combined accelerated theta bursts...

Video: Substance Use Disorders and Suicide

Hilary S. Connery, MD, PhD, McLean Hospital, presents as part of the 2022 Suicide-Focused Assessment and Treatment: An Update for Professionals course. Jump To Slides Resources Speaker biography Addiction and Suicide Suicide risk is elevated in connection to substance misuse. In this talk, Connery...

Video: Overview of Adolescent Suicide

David A. Brent, MD, University of Pittsburgh, presents as part of the 2022 Suicide-Focused Assessment and Treatment: An Update for Professionals course. Jump To Slides Resources Speaker biography Adolescents and Suicide The suicide rate in adolescents and preadolescents has been increasing since the...