Terresa Humphries-Wadsworth, Ph.D

Terresa Humphries-Wadsworth, a licensed psychologist and highly experienced public speaker, is an expert in mental health promotion, suicide prevention, postvention, and behavioral health crisis care.

A skilled manager and leader with a deep commitment to improving outcomes for individuals with suicide risk, she has over 25 years of clinical experience providing mental health services in frontier, rural, and urban settings.  

Dr. Humphries-Wadsworth is the associate project director for the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention and Suicide Prevention Resource Center. Recently, she led a team of national experts in developing the Best Practices in Care Transitions for Individuals with Suicide Risk: Inpatient Care to Outpatient Care.  She was co-lead in developing the State Suicide Prevention Infrastructure report and led the development of Engaging People with Lived Experience: A Toolkit for Organizations.  

Previously, Dr. Humphries-Wadsworth was the contracted director of statewide suicide prevention in Wyoming. Under her leadership, Wyoming developed a statewide infrastructure for integrating suicide prevention with substance abuse prevention at the community level. 

Dr. Humphries-Wadsworth holds a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Texas A&M University.

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Care Transitions: Best Practices, Innovation, and Community-based Connections

Care Transitions: Best Practices, Innovation, and Community-based Connections

Join us in examining practical examples of innovative strategies to build a ZERO GAP in care transitions for those with identified suicide risk.

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