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Reversing the Trend of Irreversible Actions: Teen Suicide Prevention for Providers, Parents and Teens
The Ohio AAP created the Store It Safe (SIS) Program in 2015 to address the issue of childhood firearm injuries and deaths. Teen suicide was a growing concern prior to impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, which increased mental health issues and suicide in teens. Suicide is the second leading cause of death among adolescents, and the adolescent suicide rate increased by 56% over 10 years. 85% of suicide attempts by firearm are fatal. The Ohio AAP’s SIS Program is a collaboration with groups from all sides of the gun debate with a goal that all agree upon - preventing teen suicide. The SIS program provides resources for providers, parents and teens and encourages healthcare providers to screen for depression at every visit, provide

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The Ohio State University College of Social Work is an approved provider of The State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider Number: RCST111747

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Apr 29, 2021 11:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Michael Gittelman, MD, FAAP
Professor, Clinical Pediatrics @Division of Emergency Medicine Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
Mike Gittelman, MD, FAAP, is a pediatric emergency room physician at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and a Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati School of Medicine. Within the Ohio APP, he has developed a state-wide bicycle helmet intervention, a gun safety program, a hospital-based safe sleep and office-based injury QI program. His area of research expertise has been to study the impact of screening and counseling families about injury risk, in the office and ED setting to prevent future injuries. He has published his efforts extensively in peer-reviewed journals.
Sarah Denny, MD, FAAP
Attending Physician @Primary Care Pediatrics Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Sarah Denny, MD, FAAP, is an attending physician in the Division of Pediatric Primary Care at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and is Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University School of Medicine. She is Co-Chair of the Injury Prevention Committee for the Ohio AAP. Dr. Denny is Co-Director for Resident Advocacy Education at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and enjoys teaching pediatric residents how pediatricians can effectively advocate for the needs of their patients. Dr. Denny sits on the Board of Directors for the Ohio AAP and is the co-chair of the advocacy committee.