Military Suicide Prevention - Sept. 3, 2015 - By Sharon Birman, Psy.D.
This webinar will be lead by Dr. Sharon Birman, a Cognitive Behavior Therapy Training at CDP. Participants will be obtain a better understanding of the public health significance of suicide, as well as preventative efforts that are available. We will provide data related to rates of suicide in both civilian and military populations and will discuss some of the negative consequences of the stigma associated with suicidal thoughts and behaviors. Participants will leave with knowledge about the population based preventative efforts carried out both within DoD and civilian populations. Finally, we will conclude with providing some of the resources available for suicide prevention efforts.