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Recording Available: The Impact of 13 Reasons Why on Suicide Behavior in Young People: What We Know So Far

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The Impact of 13 Reasons Why on Suicide Behavior in Young People: What We Know So Far

Webinar Overview:

The webinar will feature leading researchers in the area including Megan Chesin, PhD, William Paterson University, John Ackerman, Ph.D., Nationwide Children’s Hospital, and Kurt D. Michael, Ph.D., Appalachian State. It will be moderated by Jennifer L. Hughes, PhD, MPH of UT Southwestern Medical Center.

This webinar will consider the challenges that come with exposing youth to mature television content, data on links to suicidal ideation and ER visits among youth who have viewed the show, as well as data changes in social media and Internet search patterns following the show.  The panel will consider the challenges and limitations of this research, along with research directions. Practical implications for clinicians and parents will be provided.

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