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Suicide Prevention

August 2, 2013 - 11:00 am

On the next Line One, our discussion the focuses on the facts and figures, the risk factors and warning signs,and the key research findings on suicide and suicide prevention. The guests are John Madigan, Senior Director of Public Policy for American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, and Deborah Bonito, wife of Senator Mark Begich, and co-chair of a Senate spouse’s organization that focuses on suicide prevention.

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BOOKS:

  • Reducing Suicide: A National Imperative. Goldsmith S.K., Pellmar T.C., Kleinman A.M., & Bunney W.E. (Eds.). (2002).
  • The Final Months: A Study of the Lives of 134 Persons Who Committed Suicide. Robins E. (1981). 
  • Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide.  Jamison K.R. (2000).

HOST : Dr. Thad WoodardAnchorage pediatrician

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LIVE BROADCAST:  August 5, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. (Alaska time)

REPEAT BROADCAST: August 5, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. (Alaska time)

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