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Suicide Awareness, Assessment & Prevention Strategies

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Suicide Awareness, Assessment & Prevention Strategies

This is a Private Live Event for members of LECOM Institute for Successful Aging.

In this presentation, the objectives are to:

  • Review terminology used in suicidology.
  • Elucidate statistics associated with suicide globally and within the United States.
  • Discuss suicide risk across those with a mental health disorder and within high-risk populations.
  • Describe risk and protective factors related to suicide.
  • Briefly review research into the neurobiology of suicide, as well as some advances in the study of suicidology.
  • Highlight suicide assessment tools & prevention resources available.


Sheraton Erie Bayfront Hotel

55 West Bay Drive
Erie, PA 16507 United States
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(814) 454-2005 View Venue Website



Becky Wong, PharmD, MBA (OPDC)

Medical Science Director

Sara A.-Spencer

Sara A. Spencer, PharmD, MS, BCGP (OPDC)

Medical Science Liaison

Speakers Becky Wong, PharmD, MBA and Sara A. Spencer, PharmD, MS, BCGP are employees of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc. (OPDC)



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