Joey Tan, PhD and J. Kim Penberthy, PhD Provide Insight into How to Help a Suicidal Friend

September 29, 2022 by

Joey Tan PhD and Jennifer Penberthy, PhD

Joey Tan, PhD and J. Kim Penberthy, PhD

In UVA Health’s Healthy Balance article on September 22, 2022, Joey Tan, PhD, an assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine and a clinical psychologist and J. Kim Penberthy, PhD, a professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences discuss five things not to say to someone who is suicidal and what to do instead. The most important thing if you or a loved one is having suicidal thoughts is to seek help. Locally please call 434-230-9704 to speak with highly trained volunteers. Or individuals may text 988 to be connected to the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline.

Read more in UVA Health Healthy Balance.

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