Asian Health and Social Service Council

presents

Elderly Asian Women
Suicide Prevention Workshop

Date: Friday, November 20, 2009

Time: 2PM to 4PM

Place: 25 West 43rd Street, 18th Floor
between 5th & 6th Avenues, Manhattan
 

Online Notes
Suicide Prevention Educational Materials
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The workshop is part of the New York State Elderly Suicide Women Prevention Awareness Campaign to raise community awareness about suicide risk for Asian elderly women who have the higher suicide rate among all female groups over age 75 in the U.S. In this workshop, presenters from Asian communities will address culturally relevant issues pertaining to suicide risk factors and behaviors, and culturally sensitive approaches to reach out to Asian elderly women who may be in distress. Social service providers, caregivers and college students serving the Asian community are encouraged to attend.

Co-Sponsor:

  • Asian American Federation

  • Hamilton-Madison House

  • New York Coalition for Asian American Mental Health

  • The Asian American / Asian Research Institute

Supported By:

  • National Association of Social Workers Asian Task Force

  • This project is made possible through the leadership of Assemblyman Peter M. Rivera and a grant from the New York State Office of Mental Health

Press Coverage
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