Community Intervention Studies

Community intervention studies are directed at the greater community, investigating universal prevention programs like hotlines, gatekeeper training and community-based programs in hospitals, schools and universities with special emphasis on program safety and effectiveness.

Adriana Foster, M.D.

Medical Students' Suicide Risk Assessment Proficiency after Interacting with a Virtual Patient in Crisis

Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Health Sciences University
Pilot Research Grant (2012): $29,969

Marian Betz, M.D., M.P.H.

Lethal Means Restriction for Suicide Prevention: Beliefs and Behaviors of Emergency Department Providers

University of Colorado, Denver
Young Investigator Grant (2011): $85,000
Mentor: Matthew Miller, M.D., M.P.H., Sc.D., Harvard School of Public Health

Shay-Lee Bolton, M.Sc.

Evaluation of a Gatekeeper Training Program as Suicide Intervention Training for Medical Students

University of Manitoba
Young Investigator Grant (2009): $84,508
Mentor: Jitender Sareen, M.D., University of Manitoba