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NCOA webinar: Using the Senior Reach Program to Address Risk Factors for Suicide Among Older Adults

September 15, 2017

September 19 webinar highlights the Senior Risk program; suicide risk factors in older adults

The National Council on Aging (NCOA) will host a webinar September 19 called Using the Senior Reach Program to Address Risk Factors for Suicide Among Older Adults.

Older adults may experience conditions that increase their risk for suicide, including depression, anxiety, feelings of hopelessness, and social isolation. Participants in this webinar will learn more about:

  • The prevalence of suicide risk factors among older adults, and suicide risk screening strategies.
  • Senior Reach, a program that focuses on creating links between agencies, businesses, and communities to provide emotional and physical support for older adults.
  • How to improve the provision of behavioral health services to older adults.

This webinar takes place Tuesday, September 19 from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET. Click here to register.

Webinar presenters:

  • Shannon Skowronski, ACL/AoA
  • Amy Miller, Senior Reach

Presenters from Services to Enhance Potential:

  • Steve Slayton
  • Jennifer Onwenu
  • Ellen Mariscal
  • Sonia George

Learn more about NCOA.



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