The first of two conversations with Dr. Julia Whisenhunt – assistant professor of counselor and college student affairs at West Georgia University – on prevention, risk, and assessment. This episode covers statistics about suicide, risk factors, warning signs, and protective factors. Below are links to the different resources mentioned in the podcast.

You can email Julia at jwhisenh@westga.edu

Julia’s faculty page at UWG

Suicide Warning Signs
http://www.suicidology.org/stats-and-tools/suicide-warning-signs

Youth Warning Signs
www.youthsuicidewarningsigns.org

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC)
http://www.sprc.org/

American Association of Suicidology
http://www.suicidology.org/home

International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP)
https://www.iasp.info/wspd

Suicide Is Preventable: CA website
http://www.suicideispreventable.org

Jed Foundation
http://www.jedfoundation.org/

Half of Us
http://www.halfofus.com/

You Matter (for young adults)
www.youmatter.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/drug-addiction/drugs-and-suicide

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Shook, M. (Producer). (2017, January 4). Suicide Prevention, Risk, and Assessment – Part 1: Risk Factors, Warning Signs, and Protective Factors with Julia Whisenhunt [Audio Podcast]. The Thoughtful Counselor. Retrieved from http://wp.me/p7R6fn-7G.

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