Introducing the Rural Suicide Prevention Toolkit
Duration: approximately minutes
|Carrie Henning-Smith, PhD, MPH, MSW, Deputy Director, University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center|
|Scott LoMurray, MBA, Executive Director, Sources of Strength|
|Catherine Barber, MPA, Senior Researcher, Harvard Injury Control Research Center and Director, Means Matter|
|Adam D. Swanson, MPP, Senior Prevention Specialist, Suicide Prevention Resource Center operated by EDC|
The Rural Health Information Hub and the University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center will present the Rural Suicide Prevention Toolkit, designed to support organizations implementing suicide prevention programs in rural communities. This webinar will provide an overview of suicide and identify strategies to overcome challenges specific to rural communities. It will discuss evidence-based and promising models to help rural communities develop successful suicide prevention programs, as well as lessons learned related to establishing and sustaining rural programs.