Suicide Prevention and the Neurodivergent Population

| 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM

Studies reveal those in the neurodiverse population, particularly those with autism, face a suicide risk more than three times higher than the general population. This presentation will explore the signs, unique challenges, vulnerabilities, and potential interventions for those who live with autism, ADD, and other neurodevelopmental differences. Useful and practical resources will be provided.  

Learning Outcomes:  

  1. Learn the signs of suicide, what to say and do 
  2. Learn about an evidence-based screening tool  
  3. Discover the relationship between self-harm and suicide risk in this population 
  4. Understand how stigma impacts self-worth and suicide-informed care    

Intended audience: psychologists, medical providers, neurodivergent individuals and their families.  

Anne Moss Rogers, Mental Health Speaker and Suicide Prevention Speaker,  

Accommodations, including closed captioning and Spanish interpretation, may be requested during registration. Accommodation requests should be submitted no later than February 26.

Registration: Please click here

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CU Anschutz

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Aurora, CO 80045


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