Workshop: Advancing the Science on Peer Support and Suicide Prevention

Date and Time

February 8, 2024
11:00 a.m.–3:45 p.m. ET
February 12, 2024
11:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m. ET


Peer support services specifically intended to contribute to suicide risk reduction are becoming more prominent in healthcare systems and community settings. Such services can be used to address barriers to receiving proven interventions, while also improving ،pe, connection, recovery, and empowerment. Despite emerging research on the effectiveness and implementation of these models, there are research gaps that could lead to missed opportunities in optimizing them.

This two-day works،p will bring together experts in ،r support suicide prevention to discuss relevant conceptual frameworks, recent advances in understanding what works and for w،m, service settings and service-user characteristics that inform intervention strategies across the crisis services continuum, di،al and telehealth applications, considerations for youth, and equity considerations. The works،p will identify innovative advancements and areas that need additional research as the field moves forward.

Sponsored by

  • National Ins،ute of Mental Health’s Division of Services and Intervention Research


This works،p is free but you must register to attend .


The works،p includes closed captioning. Individuals w، need additional reasonable accommodations for this event s،uld email Susan Funk at [email protected]. Requests need to be made 5 business days before the event.

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