Addressing the Growing Rate of Suicide in the Black Community

Health and Human Services
Suicide Prevention

About This Webinar

Mental health disorders and suicidal ideation are topics not typically discussed in communities of color. However, research now shows that suicide rates among Black youth, adolescents, and adults is rising faster than other racial/ethnic groups. Now, with the COVID-19 pandemic and racial injustice protests further affecting Black mental health, it’s critically important that clinicians and organizations learn how to identify, assess, and prevent suicide.

Ifeanyi Olele, DO, MBA, MS, shares statistics on the growing rate of suicide in the Black community and what clinicians and organizations can do to improve suicide prevention and treatment.

Watch this webinar to learn:

  • How to address the growing rate of suicide in the Black community
  • Stigmas associated with suicide, mental health disorders, and accessing care
  • Symptoms and protective factors that can lead to suicidal ideation
  • Strategies to improve suicide prevention and treatment


Ifeanyi Olele DO, MBA, MS

Founder and CEO, Genesis Psychiatric Solutions

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