Suicide: A Preventable Public Health Priority
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Educational Planner: Matthew L. Boulton, MD, MPH
Educational Co-Planners: Phoebe Kulik, MPH, CHES, Dany Zemmel, MPH
Activity Coordinator(s): Maria Gilson
Presenter: Ellyson Stout, MS
There are no relevant financial relationships to disclose for this activity.
- Recognize the role of various professions in suicide prevention
- Identify accessible resources and strategies for suicide prevention
- Describe opportunities for systems change to support suicide prevention
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Michigan Medical School and University of Michigan School of Public Health. The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Michigan Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Original Release Date: June 2019
Termination Date: June 2022
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References: Suicide Prevention Resource Center | SPRC
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- Piscopo, K., Lipari, R. N., Cooney, J., & Glasheen, C. (2016, September). Suicidal thoughts and behavior among adults: Results from the