36 minutes | Oct 4th 2020

Addressing Youth Suicide Risk

Inside the Episode

This week, Natalie and Jessica interview Dr. Anne Kirby about the role of OT in screening for and addressing youth suicide risk.

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References

Kirby, A. V., Terrill, A. L., Schwartz, A., Henderson, J., Whitaker, B. N., & Kramer, J. (2020). Occupational therapy practitioners’ knowledge, comfort, and competence regarding youth suicide. OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health, 1-7.

Kirby, A. V., Henderson, J., Schwartz, A., Kramer, J., Whitaker, B. N., & Terrill, A. L. (2020). Youth suicide prevention and occupational therapy: What can we do? SIS Quarterly, 5(3), 6-8.

Resources

Columbia Lighthouse Project

QPR Training

ZERO Suicide Initiative

National Institutes of Mental Health Resources:

Suicide Prevention

Warning Signs of Suicide

5 Action Steps for Helping Someone in Emotional Pain