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Hands On Webcast: 7/12/22: What to Do When a Person with Diabetes Expresses Suicidal Ideation

Available to ADA Members Only. 

In this webcast, speakers will discuss the prevalence of suicidal ideation in people with diabetes along with the risk factors, screening tools, and appropriate interventions for dealing with suicidal ideation. Strategies for preventing suicidality will also be discussed. Presenters will share five actionable tips for dealing with suicidal ideation before the webinar concludes with a Q&A session.


The “Hands On: Tips to Improve Diabetes Care” series is presented by ADA’s Behavioral Medicine & Psychology, Diabetes in Primary Care, and Diabetes Technology Interest Groups through the generous support of the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust.



Jennalee Wooldridge, PhD

Assistant Professor

University of California San Diego, VA San Diego Healthcare System



Katharine Barnard

Professor of Health Psychology

Chartered Health Psychologist,

Barnard Health (Hampshire, United Kingdom)


Ashley C Moss, PhD

Acting Assistant Professor, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

University of Washington (Seattle, WA)


Learning Objectives:

  • Identify risk factors and prevalence for suicidal ideation in people with diabetes
  • Determine appropriate screening tools and assessment for suicidal ideation
  • Describe appropriate interventions for people who endorse suicidal ideation
  • Discuss effective strategies for prevention of suicidality
Availability: Retired
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
No Credit Offered
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