Suicide Among Older Adults


This webinar addresses mental health needs and suicide risk among older adults and research-based practices for improving well-being and preventing suicide in the elderly. The presenter provides a broad overview of the topic, including recent research and best practices, as well as discusses practical and successful approaches and considerations for reducing suicide risk in older individuals. A local service provider also discusses her experience in delivering suicide prevention services to older adults in community senior centers. (75 min)


Bradley E. Karlin, Ph.D., ABPP
Chief, Mental Health and Aging
Education Development Center
Senior Advisor, Evidence-Based Practices
Suicide Prevention Resource Center