Media & Press Releases

Press Releases

2016. “Study Shows how a Community’s Culture and Social Connectedness can Increase Suicide Risk.” American Sociological Association. September 22, 2016. Washington, DC.

Peters, Mark. 2016. “Community matters in suicide prevention, study shows.” UChicago News. September 9, 2016. Chicago, IL.

Selected Interviews

Bower, Bruce. 2016. “Erasing stigma needed in mental health care: Family, community attitudes deter depressed, suicidal people from getting effective help.” Science News: Magazine of the Society for Science & the Public. October 13, 2016.

Selected Media Coverage

Frost, Jaqui. 2015. “Suicide as Culturally Contagious.” The Society Pages. July 29, 2015.

Sociology professors ask, is teenage suicide contagious?” Phys.org. April 11, 2014.