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CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga, Mental Health, and Suicide Prevention in Veterans
In honor of Veteran’s Day on November 11th, this month’s Scientific Research focuses on an important mental health challenge from the Veteran community; suicide prevention and the case for yoga’s use alongside traditional treatments. Data shows that suicide is a top ten leading cause of death in America, suicide disproportionally affects Veterans. Kelly Wulf, yoga teacher and executive director of Comeback Yoga, host Dr. Janine D’Anniballe and Dr. Geoff Smith, both researchers and clinicians, for a conversation about mental health and suicide prevention for Veterans. Dr. Janine D’Anniballe discusses how yoga helps with trauma, anxiety, and depression. Dr. Geoff Smith shares from his clinical research and experience as a psychologist working daily to reduce suicide and improve mental health in the VA system. Understand the rationale for using yoga alongside traditional treatments for reducing suicide in the Veteran community, as well as the success of the community-based Comeback Yoga Program.

Nov 30, 2021 01:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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