The South by Southwest Injury Prevention Network (SxSW IPN)
is made up of 13 state injury and violence prevention programs,
university-based injury research centers, national injury prevention resource
centers, and hospital-based injury prevention centers.
SxSW IPN works to:
- Forge partnerships among injury and
violence prevention (IVP) professionals;
- Offer professional development
opportunities to IVP professionals; and
- Build member state capacity to develop
strong and effective IVP programs.
Please join in SxSW IPN webinar series
on Innovations in Policy and Practice for Preventing Injuries and Violence. This month’s webinar is titled Suicide
Prevention Basics and How to Get Started. Click here
to register for this webinar.
Suicide Prevention Basics and How to Get Started
Webinar: October 23 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. eastern time
This webinar will provide the basics about suicide
prevention. The first speaker, Smita Varia, of the Suicide Prevention Resource
Center will provide the basics about the burden of suicide, information on
different prevention strategies, and some examples of programs. Following
Smita, Richard Burleson and Brandi Pouncey from the Alabama Department of
Public Health will give a real world perspective by discussing their experience
with getting started in suicide prevention work.
SxSW IPN webinar or conference calls are held on the 4th
Wednesday of each month at 2:00 p.m. eastern time. Archive of past Presentations and Meeting Minutes are available online.
Presentations and meetings https://sites.google.com/site/sxswipn/presentations-and-meeting-minutes