Author | Deborah Goebert, DrPH

Articles

Youth-Led Suicide Prevention in an Indigenous Rural Community

August 12, 2014

Suicide is a pervasive public health issue for adolescents in Hawaii. In response, a youth leadership model was initiated to empower young leaders in suicide prevention through evidence-based training, relationship building, and community awareness.

Cultural Disparities in Mental Health Care: Closing the Gap

August 01, 2014

Minorities remain less likely to receive diagnosis and treatment for their mental illness and more likely to die by suicide. As ethnocultural diversity within the US grows, psychiatrists are increasingly evaluating attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors of a broad spectrum of ethnocultural groups.

Clinical Implications of Substance Use on Suicidality Among Youths

August 22, 2013

Both the American Psychiatric Association and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry have identified substance abuse as a top risk factor for suicide in youths.