Mental Health Challenges in Autism: Depression and Suicide

../common/calendar Start Date:
11/11/19
../common/calendar End Date:
None
../common/time Duration:
3:30 PM CDT – 4:30 PM CDT (Time Zone Sensitive)
../common/attributes Type:
Webinars
Presented by: Ruth Aspy*** Individuals with Autism are at a higher risk for depression and suicide than are their neurotypical peers. Indeed, they are ten times more likely to die by suicide. A number of factors are related to the increased risks of suicide and depression. • Bullying • Difficulties with social communication • Camouflaging • Unmet needs for support This presentation will explore each of these factors. Interventions to decrease the risk of depression and suicide will be discussed.
web
Attachments:

None.

../file-system/large/calendar

Mental Health Challenges in Autism: Depression and Suicide