Webinar: Rural Primary Care Tools & Resources for Managing Suicidal Ideation During COVID-19

Date: June 2, 2020

Time: 2:00 PM Central

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COVID-19 has created additional stress on our rural and agricultural communities who were experiencing a host of stressors prior to the pandemic. Concerns about a possible increase in deaths by suicide and serving people with suicidal ideation are the source of increased distress among rural health and mental healthcare providers. This webinar provides tools for primary care providers working in rural areas to address these concerns.

Webinar Objectives

  • Explore mental health integration tools and resources for rural primary care providers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Discuss the operational components of implementing suicide screening and referral to services for rural primary care providers, during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Identify local, state and national resources for rural primary care providers supporting patients with suicidal ideation.