Talk Saves Lives: An Introduction to Suicide Prevention
Dr. Harkavy-Friedman discusses information about suicide, risk factors, warning signs and how to have a caring conversation if you’re concerned about a loved one. The goal is to gain an understanding of suicide and how we can all play a role in suicide prevention.
Harkavy-Friedman earned her B.A. in Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania and her PhD. in Clinical Psychology at the University of Florida. In 1984, she joined Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, establishing the Adolescent Depression and Suicide Program. In 1989, she moved to Columbia University/New York State Psychiatric Institute where she is an associate professor in the department of psychiatry. She joined the staff AFSP in 2011. She maintains a clinical practice in Manhattan.