Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide

The UR Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide (CSPS) is one of only a handful of Research centers worldwide focused on suicide prevention. 

The CSPS includes investigators at the University of Rochester Medical Center and the VA Center of Excellence in Suicide Prevention. The CSPS also contributes to research education, including through two postdoctoral fellowships. 

The CSPS Postdoctoral Training in Suicide Prevention Research Fellowship is supported by a National Research Service Award grant from NIMH. The VA Advanced Fellowship Program in Veteran Mental Health and Suicide Prevention is supported by the VISN 2 Center of Excellence for Suicide Prevention. The CSPS also contributes to efforts in quality improvement for clinical care and community-based prevention across New York State.

Arielle Sheftall in her lab