News: Suicide

Austin Lecture 2017: Social Workers Need to Understand Impact of Cyber-interaction on Adolescents

Lucille N. Austin, who taught for many years at Columbia University’s School of Social Work, was an early proponent of…

April 12, 2017 @ 9:15 pm

A Vet, Now in Social Work School, Reviews Howard Schultz’s New Book on Vets

Craig Theisen (MS’15) appraises the messages at the heart of a new book by the Starbucks CEO, from the perspective of one who served in the Air Force for 20 years and is now enrolled in our graduate program.

November 11, 2014 @ 12:52 am

Silence Is Fatal: Fighting Stigma About Depression and Suicide in Our Communities

Professor Leopoldo Cabassa speaks out on the importance of breaking the silence surrounding those who are depressed, in this article just now published in El Nuevo Día, Puerto Rico’s largest-circulation newspaper.

August 22, 2014 @ 7:42 pm

Does Robin Williams’ Suicide Represent a Larger Mental Health Crisis? Professor Dana Alonzo

The Communications Office talks to Professor Dana Alonzo about the tragic death of Robin Williams, her studies of suicidality, and what can be done to reverse America’s rising suicide rates, particularly among men in Williams’ age category.

August 18, 2014 @ 11:03 pm

Adult Children of Divorce Show Greater Risk for Suicide: Study

New research by Associate Professor Dana Alonzo suggests that the mental health effects of divorce may linger on well into adulthood, putting children of divorce at greater risk of suicide.

June 18, 2014 @ 9:46 pm

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