Holly C. Wilcox PhD – Youth Suicide Prevention

Free Zoom Webinar

Date/Time - December 8, 2021 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm MST

Dr. Wilcox is one of the nation’s leading experts in youth mental health and suicide prevention from a public health perspective.

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), and the Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) have recently declared a national state of emergency in children’s mental health. They call for strategic action to increase access to quality care to prevent and treat mental health issues for children and families.

Holly C. Wilcox, PhD is a Professor in the Department of Mental Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health with joint appointments in the Department of Health Policy and Management as well as the Johns Hopkins Schools of Medicine and Education. Much of her work involves population-based research on suicidal behaviors, the evaluation of impact of community-based universal prevention programs targeting suicidal behaviors, and data linkage strategies to inform suicide prevention.