Asian American Suicide Prevention Initiative & Loyola University
Invites you to:
Asian American College Students’ Perceptions on Suicide
A presentation on Asian American students' perceptions on suicide. An exploratory study was conducted with five focus groups, composed of Asian American college students, to explore perceptions on suicide within the Asian community. Hear the proposed risk factors and barriers to seeking out services for support. Collaborate with mental health professionals to highlight areas where we can connect with this population.
• Learn about risk factors and barriers to services.
• Find and share resources to help Asian communities.
• Learn about the Asian American Suicide Prevention Initiative (AASPI)
• CEU’s provided: 1.5 hrs
WHEN: Friday , December 4, 2009 from 2pm to 4p.m.
WHERE: Loyola University Chicago
Lake Shore Campus
Regis Hall Seminar Room
6340 N. Winthrop Avenue, Chicago, IL 60626
Paid parking is available in the main parking structure ($7) off Kenmore Ave.;
for a map, visit http://www.luc.edu/values/campus/vt_lakeshore.html.
Asian American Suicide Prevention Initiative
Mental Health America IL
RSVP to Jessy Wilt: firstname.lastname@example.org
The purpose of Asian American Suicide Prevention Initiative (AASPI) is to reduce suicide in Asian American communities in Illinois by education, training, advocacy, and research initiatives.