Frank Campbell, Crisis Center Foundation (2009)
The Press Club
Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 2009-08-17
Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Campbell, Frank | Baton Rouge Crisis Center Foundation | Baton Rouge Crisis Intervention Center | Suicide | Community mental health services
- Campbell, Frank Speaker
A speech by Frank Campbell, Ph.D. before the Baton Rouge Press Club on August 17, 2009. Campbell is the Executive Director of the Baton Rouge Crisis Center Foundation. He discusses: the creation of the Crisis Center in 1970 as a result of several student suicides in 1969; the influence of the center on crisis centers around the world; the creation of the Lost Team, where survivors are trained to go to the location where suicides have taken place; the issues faced by suicide survivors; the benefits of the media providing resources on crisis centers; and the study of suicidology.