Our Bell Fellow Leslie Adams, PhD, has been awarded two grants that will help to fuel her research aimed at reducing inequalities in the use of mental health care services in marginalized populations. Congratulations to Dr. Adams on being selected as the recipient of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Young Investigators Award. This grant … Continue reading “Harvard Bell Fellow Leslie Adams awarded two grants related to suicide prevention among Black men”
Harvard Pop Center faculty member Ichiro Kawachi is among the authors of a study that finds an association between suicidal ideation and low social capital (a supportive network based on trust, reciprocity, cooperation and connection to others) at work.
The recently published study by Harvard RWJF Health & Societies Scholar Program Alum Alexander Tsai and Harvard Pop Center affiliated faculty member Ichiro Kawachi that links being well-integrated socially with a lowered risk of suicide receives press on Reuters.com.
A 24-year prospective cohort study authored by Harvard RWJF Health & Societies Scholar Program Alum Alexander Tsai and Harvard Pop Center affiliated faculty member Ichiro Kawachi indicates that middle-aged men who are well-integrated socially have more than a 2-fold reduced risk for suicide. Being married, having a larger social network, and attending religious services on … Continue reading “Being Socially Well-Integrated Reduces Risk of Suicide”