Dustin Bogan PA-C of Pediatric and Adolescent Health Partners talks about suicide screening before and during COVID, the rise in results, and the lives saved. He has some amazing stories and it’s worth your time to listen.
This one also focuses on how his practice, the first in the country, uses the ASQ Suicide Screening Tool from NIMH, the results they’ve gotten.
- During COVID-19 pandemic, there were 2-3 consults per day for depression and anxiety even with the limited patient visits and from there, at least 3-4 of those had suicidal ideation
- 2-6 people are struggling with thoughts of suicide