Jennifer Humensky, Ph.D., New York State Psychiatric Institute
Pilot Research Grant (2013): $29,995
Life is Precious: Academic-Community Partnership to Reduce Suicidal Behavior in Latina Adolescents
When a teen Latina is at risk for suicide cultural factors must be considered. The Life is Precious (LIP) program for high-risk Latina adolescents aims to prevent suicide. Key components of the LIP program will be identified and a best practices treatment manual will be developed.