Tag Archives: Suicide Prevention

What is Suicide Prevention? An Interview with Jennifer Lockman

How Centerstone Research Institute uses data to provide better behavioral health disorder care to prevent suicide

Today SevenPonds speaks with Jennifer D. Lockman, M.S., of the non-profit organization Centerstone Research Institute. Based in Tennessee and Indiana, CRI aims to improve the quality of care for behavioral health disorders, including those that often result in suicide. Together … Continue reading

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San Jose Teens Win State Prize for Suicide Prevention Video

High Schoolers Jessica Lamping and Joel Lopez want suicidal teens to know that they are not alone

In 2009, there was an unprecedented amount of what ABC News calls a “cluster of [teen] suicides” in the affluent city of Palo Alto, California. The deaths occurred over an alarmingly brief six month period, with a total of four … Continue reading

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What is the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention? An Interview with Kristen Smith

A suicide prevention specialist discusses her work at an international suicide prevention non-profit

Kristen Smith is the Survivor Initiative Manager for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, an international non-profit “exclusively dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research, education and advocacy, and to reaching out to people with mental disorders and those … Continue reading

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