The Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center and the Mountain Plains Prevention Technology Transfer Center collaborated to host a six-part webinar series, Suicide Prevention Across the Educational Continuum. Throughout the series, participants are provided with information related to suicide prevention and intervention for youth, young adults, and college students.
Suicide Prevention and Intervention for Transition Age Youth on College Campuses
Higher education settings are increasingly tasked with responding to the mental health needs of students and transition age youth on campuses. This session will focus on increasing faculty and staff understanding of suicidality and best practices for supporting students and transition age youth experiencing thoughts of suicide. Particular attention will be given to identifying warning signs for suicidality, best practices for screening and referring individuals to campus based care, and best practices for suicide interventions for college and transition age youth.
Presented by: Andy McLane, MD, MPH & Sarah Nielsen, PhD, OTR/L