Tag: "suicide prevention"
Teenage suicide is extremely difficult to predict. That’s why some experts are turning to machines for help.
When John Pestian, PhD, created an app called SAM, he was focused on one thing: alleviating suffering through technology. SAM is now being tested to determine whether the speech and
Psychiatrists concerned over teen suicide TV show
Mental health experts and public health officials are concerned that a Netflix series, 13 Reasons Why, may be glorifying suicide. In fact, they recommend that no young person challenged by
Taylor High School Volleyball Team Raises Money for Suicide Prevention Program
Taylor High School’s volleyball team hosted “Volley for a Cause” on Monday, Sept. 29, to raise money for Cincinnati Children’s “Surviving the Teens” program that helps teens realize the signs
Mental Health Experts Give Advice on Suicide Prevention
In the wake of a University of Cincinnati student’s suicide, mental health professionals are offering tips on suicide prevention. Cathy Strunk, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center’s suicide prevention program director,
Computer Technology Helps Identify People Who Are Suicidal
John Pestian, a clinical scientist at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, is using computer technology to help identify people who are suicidal. His research involves gleaning information from suicide notes
Analyzing the Language of Suicide Notes to Help Save Lives
Using advanced computer technology, researchers at Cincinnati Children’s are analyzing the language used in hundreds of suicide notes in an effort that may one day help prevent suicides. John Pestian,