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Understanding and Preventing Youth Suicide

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is hosting a new podcast series that explores the stories behind influencers and innovators in mental health research and takes you into the lives of people with mental illnesses.

In the first podcast episode, “Understanding and Preventing Youth Suicide,” NIMH Director Dr. Joshua A. Gordon talks with Dr. Arielle Sheftall, an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Listen as they discuss who is at

increased risk for suicide, how it’s impacting the nation’s youth, and most importantly, what NIMH is doing about this tragic and preventable issue.

Listen to the podcast here >

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