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Your Radio Doctor

Episode 133 – Suicide Awareness and Prevention

Dr. Marianne T. Ritchie October 8, 2022 384


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On Saturday, October 8, our host Dr. Marianne T. Ritchie spoke with Dr. Matthew B. Wintersteen about suicide prevention and awareness. Suicide is a major public health problem and a leading cause of death in our country. The effects of suicide go beyond the person who acts to take their life. It can also have a lasting effect on family, friends, and communities.

Meet Our Guest:

Matthew B. Wintersteen, PhD

  • Associate Professor and Director of Research

Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Jefferson University Hospital

  • Director of the David Farber ASPIRE Center

Farber Institute for Neuroscience


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