Let's Talk: Empowering teenagers through an innovative suicide prevention campaign
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Advocacy for health and health education
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related research
Social and behavioral sciences
Describe how theater performances can be used in suicide prevention campaigns. Describe how teenagers can be empowered through the use of theater performances in suicide prevention campaigns.
Keyword(s): Child/Adolescent Mental Health, Health Promotion and Education
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been the primary research assistant on a community-based suicide prevention project funded by the NIH for the past 3 years. I previously worked for the local public health agency as a Prevention Health Specialist where I was responsible for creating and implementing public health interventions. My scientific interests include research, evaluation, and implementation of social media campaigns and community-based media projects that address behavior and attitude change.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.