On April 21, 2020, NYU McSilver Institute’s Executive Director Dr. Michael A. Lindsey participated in a webinar hosted by the the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Office for Disparities Research and Workforce Diversity, in collaboration with the Office of Behavioral Health Equity at SAMHSA.
“Responding to the Alarm: Addressing Black Youth Suicide” included members of the working group of experts who, under Dr. Lindsey’s leadership, developed a December 2019 report to the Congressional Black Caucus Emergency Taskforce on Black Youth Suicide and Mental Health, titled Ring the Alarm: The Crisis of Black Youth Suicide in America.
During this 90-minute interactive roundtable webinar, panelists answered pressing questions about Black youth suicide and mental health. They discussed the latest trends and shared their perspectives on how to address this growing crisis.
Rhonda C. Boyd, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Psychiatry
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Michael Lindsey, Ph.D., MSW, MPH,
Executive Director & Constance and Martin Silver Professor of Poverty Studies
McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at NYU
Arielle Sheftall, Ph.D.
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Crystal L. Barksdale, PhD, MPH
Chief, Minority Mental Health
Office for Disparities Research & Workforce Diversity
National Institute of Mental Health
Roslyn Holliday Moore, MS
Senior Public Health Analyst
Office of Behavioral Health Equity
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration