Promising approaches in suicide prevention, and how to retreat from climate change
|sciencemag.org 23 Aug 2019 at 10:34|
Changing the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline from 1-800-273- 8255 (TALK) to a three-digit number could save livesespecially when coupled with other strategies. Host Meagan Cantwell talks to Greg Miller, a science journalist based in Portland, Oregon, about three effective methods to prevent suicidescrisis hotlines, standardizing mental health care, and restricting lethal means. Gregs feature is part of a larger package in Science exploring paths out of darkness.
With more solutions this week, host Sarah Crespi speaks with A. R. Siders , a social scientist at the Disaster Research Center at the University of Delaware in Newark, about her policy forum on the need for managed climate retreatstrategically moving people and property away from high-risk flood and fire zones. Integrating relocation into a larger strategy could maximize its benefits, supporting equality and economic development along the way.