Panoramic ‘DNA’ Podcast Releases Latest Episode “What’s Next? New Pathways for Suicide Prevention.”

Sep 26, 2022 at 03:15 pm by Staff


Vanderbilt Health’s DNA: Discoveries in Action podcast released the fourth episode of the latest season, “What’s Next? New Pathways For Suicide Prevention.

VUMC experts are striving to make uncomfortable conversations more comfortable, especially when it comes to suicide. They explore the need to approach the subject with someone who hasn’t yet asked for help, and to find transformative ways to intervene. They dig into the different layers of helping providers open up the discussion through artificial intelligence.

DNA’s new season is crafted to engage its audience with an experimental, fresh concept that assembles expert voices from VUMC and the community in real-time live chats, which are published as ‘Producer’s Cut’ episodes.

New episodes examining various aspects of mental health will be released every Monday in September on all podcast platforms and at Each episode features guests who have expertise in religion, policy, gender identity, artificial intelligence, psychology, and more. Episode 2, ‘Reading, Writing, and Anxiety’ amplifies the voices of three pediatric and adolescent psychiatrists who see firsthand the impacts of the increasing incidence of mental illness diagnosed in youth, exploring what parents need to know, and how the health care system should adapt.

DNA’s debut season was named Podcast of the Year by Healthcare and IT Marketing Community (HITMC). Season 2 was given the Gold Award for Healthcare Podcast by Modern Healthcare and received an Award of Merit from the Nashville chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. The series has listeners in over 100 countries and has been recognized among the Top 100 Health & Fitness podcasts on Apple. The series has been featured as one of Apple Podcasts Top Shows in Science.

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