Event: Addressing the Intersection of Substance Use and Suicide: Strategies for Prevention, Intervention, and Treatment (Webinar)
Date/Time: 08/04/2020 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Online - -
by the Adolescent SBIRT project, University of Cincinnati and NORC at the University of Chicago
(from event page) Deaths by overdose and suicide continue to increase despite state and national efforts. Individuals with substance use disorders are at increased risk for suicide. Efforts to jointly address substance use and suicide are warranted. This webinar describes suicide risk among those who misuse substances and details multiple strategies for joint prevention, intervention, and treatment in the community and in various service settings.
As a result of participating in this webinar, you will be able to:
- Describe how substance use and suicide are related
- List ways in which communities can implement prevention strategies targeting substance misuse and suicide
- Explain a method of jointly addressing substance misuse and suicide risk in general health care settings
- Describe how substance use disorder treatment providers may identify and intervene with patients at increased risk of suicide
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