Suicide Prevention and Intervention

Estimated watch time: 54 mins 
Available credits: none
Speaker: Ritu Anand, LCSW 

The purpose of this presentation is to increase awareness about death by suicide as a community health risk and a risk that clinicians will encounter in their clinical practice and personal life and to provide understanding and tools to address self harm and suicide risk and intervene appropriately. 


  1. Discuss Myths about suicide
  2. Outline suicide warning signs to look out for in screening/assessment of suicide risk
  3. Educate attendees on how to conduct a risk/safety assessment in a crisis situation
  4. Provide attendees with resources for clinicians and clients at risk of death by suicide 

About the Speaker:

Ritu Anand. is the founder of Creative Healing Collective, LLC and has a passion for developing mental health resources for the South Asian community, with a focus on helping young South Asian Women navigate cultural and identity issues and build self-confidence. Ritu has over 15 years of experience working in the nonprofit sector with a background as a clinician, trainer, and supervisor in the fields of community mental health and crisis intervention.

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