Community-Based Strategies for Suicide Prevention Among Older Adults

Source: National Council on Agina

Published: 2020

Summary:

Listen to a discussion of community-based strategies to support older adults in managing mental health, in recognition of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. This webinar discusses the prevalence of suicide among older adults as well as the unique risk factors present for an aging population both before and during the COVID-19 pandemic. Speakers highlight two community-based interventions, including one focused on training meal delivery providers in Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) and another on implementing the evidence-based Program to Encourage Active, Rewarding Lives (PEARLS) in collaboration with clinical partners.

Download the PowerPoint slides below, or watch the webinar recording.

Additional Resources:

Link: Community-Based Strategies for Suicide Prevention Among Older Adults

Topics: Prevention

Access: Download, Web-based

Intended Use: Self-directed Learning, Teaching Others

Audience: Advocates, Caregivers, Social Services

Level: Basic, Intermediate

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