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Why I Fight: Preventing Physician Suicide, and the Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act

We must prioritize the mental health of our frontline medical professionals who are caring for some of our most vulnerable patients, and encourage help-seeking behaviors for mental health concerns and substance use disorders by reducing stigma, increasing resources, and having open conversations about mental health.

By Christine Yu Moutier, M.D., AFSP Chief Medical OfficerNatalie Tietjen, AFSP Manager, Federal Policy

What We Can All Do About Maternal Suicide

When Robin learned she was pregnant, she and her partner were ecstatic. They chatted about names, discussed colors for the baby’s room, and planned maternity photos.

By Adrienne Griffen, Executive Director at Maternal Mental Health Leadership AllianceAmy Stuart, contributing author, Postpartum Support International

Research Video Spotlight: Engaging the Healthcare Community

To see more, visit our Research Video page, which features short, easy-to-understand clips from some of the world’s leading suicide prevention researchers, filmed during the 2017 International Summit on Suicide Research, co-sponsored by AFSP and the International Academy of Suicide Research.