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Emergency Medicine: Open Access

Emergency Medicine: Open Access
Open Access

ISSN: 2165-7548

Kimberly H McManama O’Brien

Kimberly H McManama O’Brien

Simmons School of Social Work, Boston, MA, USA

Biography
Kimberly H. McManama O’Brien, PhD, LICSW, is an Assistant Professor at Simmons School of Social Work with a joint appointment as Instructor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. She was recently awarded a Young Investigator Grant from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention to test a brief alcohol intervention for adolescents who have attempted suicide. She is also currently conducting a qualitative study to examine the preparatory thoughts, behaviors, and decision-making processes in adolescents who have attempted suicide. Her other project involves developing and testing a smartphone application intervention for suicidal adolescents.

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