Meet the team behind the Zero Suicide Toolkit.

Our Staff

The Zero Suicide website is administered by a dedicated team of suicide prevention experts and digital media managers from Education Development Center (EDC), a global nonprofit that advances lasting solutions to improve education, promote health, and expand economic opportunity.

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Ali Omisade
Sadé Ali, MA
Senior Project Associate
Zero Suicide Institute
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Meredith Bempkins
Administrative Coordinator
Zero Suicide Institute
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Chelsea Booth, PhD
Associate Director
Zero Suicide Institute
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Adam Chu, MPH
Manager, Health and Behavioral Health Initiatives
Suicide Prevention Resource Center
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Do Sara
Sara Do
Business Associate
Zero Suicide Institute
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Gay Barbara
Barb Gay, MA
Manager
Zero Suicide Institute
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goldstein Grumet Julie
Julie Goldstein Grumet, PhD
Director, Health and Behavioral Health Initiatives
Suicide Prevention Resource Center, Zero Suicide Institute
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Terresa Humphries-Wadsworth, PhD
Associate Project Director
National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention
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Shelby Kuhn, MSW, LCSW, SAC, CSIT
Senior Project Associate
Zero Suicide Institute
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Caitlin Peterson
Caitlin Peterson, MS, MFT
Senior Project Associate, Health and Behavioral Health Initiatives
Suicide Prevention Resource Center
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Amanda Pliszak
Amanda Pliszak
Administrative Coordinator
Zero Suicide Institute
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Sherman Teresa
Teresa Sherman, MA, MBA
Business Associate
Zero Suicide Insitute, EDC
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Ulrich Jan
Jan Ulrich
Senior Project Associate
Zero Suicide Institute
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Kim Walton
Kim Walton, MSN, RN
Clinical Lead
Zero Suicide Institute
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Diana Weisner, MEd
E-Learning Specialist
Zero Suicide Institute

Our Partners

EDC is able to make this website available thanks to support from the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC), the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance), Universal Health Services (UHS), and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) (grant 1 U79 SM0559945). No official endorsement by SAMHSA, DHHS, or UHS for the information on this website is intended or should be inferred.

  • EDC
  • SPRC
  • Action Alliance
  • SAMHSA
  • UHS