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PCORI Virtual Briefing on Suicide Prevention in Youth and Young Adults: February 23, 2022

WASHINGTON, DC—U.S. Reps. Ashley Hinson (R-Iowa) and Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) will kick off a virtual convening on suicide prevention with an emphasis on youth and young adults hosted by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). The free, virtual event on Wednesday, February 23,  from 2 to 3 p.m. EST will also feature a live panel discussion on the current state of suicide prevention and highlight PCORI-funded research that can help inform public policy strategies to prevent suicide.


Welcome remarks (pre-recorded) by PCORI Executive Director Nakela L. Cook, M.D., M.P.H., Rep. Ashley Hinson (R-Iowa), and Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.)



The virtual event presents an opportunity to hear about the impact of suicide in youth exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the current state of prevention, and PCORI-funded research that can help inform policy strategies to prevent suicide.

The briefing is open to the public and media.


Wednesday, February 23 from 2 to 3 p.m. ET


Register and join the event online.


The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is an independent nonprofit organization authorized by Congress in 2010. Its mission is to fund research that will provide patients, their caregivers and clinicians with the evidence-based information needed to make better-informed healthcare decisions. PCORI is committed to continually seeking input from a broad range of stakeholders to guide its work.

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