Dismantling Stigma for All: Tackling Mental Health for Doctors and Patients Including Suicide Risk
Dismantling Stigma for All: Addressing Physician and Patient Mental Health Including Suicide Risk
This Overcoming Barriers webinar forum will connect doctors with industry experts on suicidal ideation and doctors with lived experience to discuss dismantling the stigma surrounding seeking mental health treatment.
The speakers will also discuss practical strategies, action steps and evidence-based resources on how to identify those doctors and patients who are at risk of suicide and link them to the most appropriate care. Read also : Dr. sets. Kekoa Taparra emphasizes the importance of data disaggregation in Pacific Island health.
Daniel Miller, MD
Chief of Graduate Medical Education and Behavioral Health Integration, Sun River Health
Dr. Miller is a practicing family physician and head of Graduate Medical Education and Behavioral Health Integration for Sun River Health, a New York State FQHC with 45 sites serving approximately 225,000 patients throughout the Hudson Valley, Long Island and New York City New York . This may interest you : Men’s Health Month: Encouraging Men to Adopt a Healthier Lifestyle.
Dr. Miller also serves on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) and is co-Chair of its Committee on Integrating Services for Behavioral Health & HIV as well as co-Chair of the NACHC Board Task Force on Undoing Racism. He is an assistant professor of family medicine at New York Medical College.
Dr Miller’s clinical interests have long focused on the interplay between our physical health and our emotional, social and spiritual lives. In addition to his training in family medicine, he has trained in body-centered methods of psychotherapy and healing including Basic Emotional Energy Recovery (P.E.R.) and Internal Family Systems (IFS).
Christine Yu Moutier, MD
Chief medical officer, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Dr. Moutiern serves as the chief medical officer of the American Institute for Suicide Prevention and knows firsthand the impact of suicide. After her own lived experience and the loss of colleagues to suicide, she dedicated herself to fighting this leading cause of death. As Chief Medical Officer, Dr. To see also : Patient Care Estimates. Moutier promotes a national movement driven by AFSP’s combination of science and the grassroots. As the leading private funder of suicide research, AFSP seeks to translate research into action for families, communities, health professionals and policy makers. With a long-standing dedication to survivors of suicide loss and those experiencing loss and a nationwide network of chapters, AFSP convenes a large, diverse community where the result is authenticity, healing and hope.
Dr. Moutier has testified before Congress, presented at the White House, and provided Congressional briefings on suicide prevention. He co-anchored CNN’s Emmy Award-winning CNN suicide prevention town hall, Finding Hope, serves as an expert nationally and internationally, and remains committed to the mission of saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide.
Stephen O’Connor, PhD
Chief of the Suicide Prevention Research Program, National Institute of Mental Health
Dr. O’Connor is the head of the Suicide Prevention Research Program in the Division of Intervention Services and Research at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). Dr. O’Connor manages a portfolio of grants that includes projects on identifying suicide risk associated with youth and adults and interventions to reduce suicide thoughts, attempts, and deaths. Before joining the NIMH, Dr. O’Connor research focused on early intervention for suicide attempt survivors in trauma centers; group treatment for suicidal Veterans; a collaborative stepped care approach to reduce post-traumatic stress, depression, substance use and suicide risk in hospitalized trauma patients; and other health services-oriented efforts to improve the screening, assessment and treatment of suicidal individuals in traditional and non-traditional behavioral health settings.
Dr. completed O’Connor did his doctoral training in clinical psychology at the Catholic University of America, as well as a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Washington Harborview Center for Injury Prevention and Research.
Scott Pasichow, MD, MPH
Assistant EMS medical director, Southern Illinois University
Dr. Pasichow is an emergency medicine and EMS physician at Southern Illinois University, and an active voice for resident and physician well-being. He is currently a member of the Emergency Medicine Section Council in the AMA House of Representatives, and the Illinois State Medical Association representative to the Young Physicians Section. Scott also serves as the American College of Emergency Physicians Young Physician Advisor to the ACEP Council. He has received grant funding to evaluate attitudes towards parental leave and the use of parental leave during Emergency Medicine residency, and is a strong advocate for equality and equity in the use of leave in all areas of the medicine house.
Dr. Pasichow has also been vocal in combating the public and medical licensing board stigma surrounding mental health care treatment for physicians by sharing his own experience with anxiety, depression, and suicide during residency. His story can be found in ACEP Now magazine and on the AMA’s Mobile Medicine Podcast and Medical Resident Series. You can find him on Twitter at @SPMD16 and Facebook at Scott.Pasichow.