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.
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.
McSilver Institute’s Dr. Michael A. Lindsey was among the participants in a virtual town hall dedicated to the late Rep. John Lewis.
Dr. Michael A. Lindsey spoke about the effects of implicit bias during the panel hosted by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
McSilver’s Dr. Michael A. Lindsey participated in a panel hosted by Commissioner Geoffrey Starks on Black mental health, media and technology.
McSilver’s Dr. Michael A. Lindsey participated in a webinar hosted by NIMH, with SAMHSA, titled “Responding to the Alarm: Addressing Black Youth Suicide.”
A new report shows that 151,964 Americans died due to alcohol, drugs or suicide in 2018. NYU McSilver’s Dr. Michael A. Lindsey provided additional context with Black youth suicide data.
The following resources have been gathered from the collective expertise of staff from the NYU McSilver Institute to share advice, research and training for anyone who serves vulnerable communities or wishes to understand how trauma, stress, resilience and mental health trends impact all who are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic—but particularly youth, communities of color […]
Following months of listening events and meetings in Washington, DC and across multiple Congressional districts, The Congressional Black Caucus’s Emergency Taskforce on Black Youth Suicide and Mental Health today released a report, “Ring the Alarm: the Crisis of Black Youth Suicide in America,” outlining the state of Black youth mental health and detailed policy recommendations for consideration by Congress. Chaired by Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman, the task force was formed in April to explore the causes of and solutions to increasing rates of suicide among Black children. The report was assembled with the help of the task force’s working group, led by Dr. Michael Lindsey, PhD, MSW, MPH, Executive Director of the NYU McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research.