The study will be based at NYU McSilver and NYU’s Institute of Human Development and Social Change.
McSilver congratulates the New York State Senate for passing Bill S3408 under the leadership of Senator Samra Brouk.
Suicide and mental illness are often seen as a ‘white phenomenon,’ but a different picture emerges when looking at trends in youth, Dr. Michael A. Lindsey told New York Times’ Christina Caron.
Saving Young Black Lives: Reversing Suicide Trends features interviews with a survivor, parent affected by suicide, pro athlete and mental health experts
A new study in Prevention Science points to the need to update suicide prevention screening tools to save more young Black lives.
Dr. Michael A. Lindsey’s statement is included in Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman’s press release about H.R. 1475.
The Institute and its Technical Assistance Centers are among the organizations supporting NY Project Hope’s mission.
Dr. Michael A. Lindsey, Executive Director, joined a panel of experts to discuss trends in the time of COVID-19, and actions steps.
McSilver’s Executive Director was appointed by the CDC to serve on the Community Preventive Services Task Force starting in January 2022, and elected to the American Society for Suicide Prevention Board.
Efforts by the NYU McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research to inform policymakers about troubling trends in Black youth mental health reached an important milestone today, when the House of Representatives passed the Pursuing Equity in Mental Health Act.