Wednesday, May 19, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM PDT
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Mark Yunker 
Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma 

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Suicidal Thoughts, Diagnosis, and What Really Helps 

The approaches from traditional mental health practice to people with suicidal thoughts have often been unhelpful and even harmful. This includes but is not limited to the knee-jerk diagnosing of such people as “mentally ill,” one consequence of which has been the neglect of implementing approaches of various kinds that are more likely to be helpful.

Presenter: Paula Caplan, Ph.D.

About the Presenter: 

Paula J. Caplan, Ph.D., is a clinical and research psychologist, advocate, and activist.  She is Associate, Du Bois Institute, Hutchins Center for African and African American Research, Harvard University, and was Full Professor of Applied Psychology, University of Toronto. She is author of 11 books and winner of three top awards for her nonfiction, much of which has been about the ways that psychiatric diagnoses have masked the real causes of human suffering.

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