Preventing Suicide in the Age of COVID-19

November 4, 2020
Christine Moutier, MD

The unique opportunities for clinicians in identifying risk and preventing suicide are discussed in this podcast.

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Many factors have come into play during the coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, not the least of which has been meeting the flood of challenges in the realm of mental health. Rather than paint a bleak picture, Christine Moutier, MD, presents the unique opportunities for clinicians in identifying risk and preventing suicide.

In this podcast, Moutier discusses her recent paper published in JAMA Psychiatry, "Suicide Prevention in the COVID-19 Era: Transforming Threat Into Opportunity." Moutier is chief medical officer of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.