On the Rise: The Emerging Dimensions of Suicide Prevention

Thursday, August 22, 1:30 pm – 3 pm
The suicide rate in the United States is at its highest in a half-century. State policymakers are working on innovative approaches to address the mental health and well-being of their most at-risk populations. This session examines suicide trends and the resources available to support state strategies for prevention, targeted interventions, and addressing broader societal causes and implications.

Greg Moody
Moderator Greg Moody
Executive-in-Residence OSU John Glenn College of Public Affairs
Doug Thomas
Speaker Doug Thomas
Director Utah Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health
Sarah Brummett
Speaker Sarah Brummett
Dir. Office of Suicide Prevention Colorado Dept of Public Health and Environment
Ellyson Stout
Speaker Ellyson Stout
Director Suicide Prevention Resource Center at EDC