Suicide Prevention through Outreach (SPOt) Awards

 

The Stanford Child Health Research Institute partners with the Stanford School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford to fund special projects through the Suicide Prevention through Outreach (SPOt) program focused on suicide prevention among adolescents and young adults within the community. 

FY 2018

Project Title: Understanding Silicon Valley Transitional-Aged Male Youth (USV-TAMY)
PIs: Aparna Atluru, MD, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences (Child & Adolescent Psychiatry & Child Development) and Shelly Tran, MD, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences (Child & Adolescent Psychiatry & Child Development)

Project Title: Sleep Disturbances as a Proposed Biomarker and Emergency Department (ED) Target: A Comprehensive Screening to Enhance Access to Care in the Prevention of Youth Suicide
PI: Rebecca A. Bernert, PhD, Assistant Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Project Title: Smartphone Data Identification of Suicidality in Young Men with Bipolar Disorder
PIs: Anda Gershon, PhD, Instructor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences (Child & Adolescent Psychiatry & Child Development); Shefali Miller, MD, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences; Katarzyna Wac, PhD, Visiting Professor, Surgery (General Surgery); Associate Professor, Computer Science; University of Geneva in Switzerland

Project Title: Building Bridges to Adolescent Wellness by Promoting Healthy Media Portrayals
PI: Shashank V. Joshi, MD, Associate Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences (Child & Adolescent Psychiatry & Child Development) and, by courtesy, of Pediatrics (Operations) and of Graduate School of Education