Menninger Clinicians Answer Questions about Suicide Prevention

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

ed-poa-and-gloria-o-at-fox-26-phone-bankIn honor of Jessica Starr, a meteorologist from Detroit who recently died by suicide, Houston's Fox 26 set up a phone bank during the December 17 morning broadcast to help viewers get their questions about suicide prevention answered and get connected to resources.


Edward Poa, MD, FAPA, chief, Inpatient Services; Gloria Oyeniyi, MD, Comprehensive Psychiatric Assessment Service; John Bouras, MD, Hope Program for Adults; and Elizabeth Gandarillo, CPRP, Pathfinder, helped staff the phone bank.


Dr. Oyeniyi, pictured at far right, and Dr. Poa, far left, were also interviewed during the broadcast.