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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.

Who:

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.)

Panelists:

What:

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.

When:

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

Where:

Register and join the event online.

About PCORI

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is the nation’s leading funder of patient-centered comparative clinical effectiveness research (CER). By comparing two or more health or healthcare approaches, CER generates evidence that helps people make better-informed decisions and improves healthcare delivery and outcomes. PCORI takes a holistic approach to its work, ensuring that patients and other health decision makers are engaged as partners throughout the research process, supporting dissemination and implementation of results in practice and strengthening clinical research infrastructure to advance patient-centered CER. PCORI is an independent, non-profit organization authorized by Congress.

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  • Director, Integrated Communications

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443-909-0839

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