Director, Office of Suicide Prevention within Violence and Injury Prevention-Mental Health Promotion Branch
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Sarah Brummett MA JD, is Director of the Office of Suicide Prevention, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. The Office sets statewide priorities and works with state agencies and community organizations to develop and implement effective strategies. Ms. Brummett serves as the public co-chair of the Suicide Prevention Commission of Colorado, which was created in 2014 and charged with setting suicide prevention priorities and expanding public and private support for suicide prevention statewide. Ms. Brummett also serves on the leadership team for the the Colorado-National Collaborative, a national-state public-private partnership that aims to reduce the burden of suicide in the state of Colorado.
Before joining CDPHE, Ms. Brummett practiced family and appellate law in both Colorado Springs and the Denver Metro area. Ms. Brummett received her JD from the Sturm College of Law, University of Denver and also a Master’s of Forensic Psychology from the Graduate School of Professional Psychology, University of Denver.
Wednesday, July 10
2:15 PM – 3:45 PM