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Substance Abuse and Suicide Prevention: Evidence & Implications: A White Paper

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Substance Abuse and Suicide Prevention: Evidence and Implications is a White Paper that focuses on the current state of knowledge at the intersection of substance abuse and suicide. The first section focuses on the epidemiology of suicide itself. The second section provides an overview of what we know and do NOT know of the impact of substance abuse, including both drugs and alcohol, on suicide risk. The final section of the document explores suicide prevention within the public health context of behavioral health promotion and illness prevention.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Substance Abuse and Suicide Prevention: Evidence & Implications: A White Paper created by Theodora Fine, M.A. in 2008.

Journal/Publisher:

SAMHSA

Publication Date:

2008

Course Material Author

Theodora Fine, M.A.

Course Creator

Dan Rebek, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, and social workers who seek knowledge about the implications of substance abuse and suicide. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Discuss how suicide is a national and preventable public health problem.

  2. Identify the correlation between suicide and substance abuse.

  3. Explain the importance of adopting a public health approach to prevent suicide and behavioral disorders.

  4. Utilize the suicide prevention-related evidence-based practices and programs.

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

2 credit hours

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American Psychological Association (APA)

2 credit hours

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Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)

2 ce credit hours

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

2 credit hours

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

2 credit hours

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2 credit hours

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Course Retired
Course Number 101821
2 credit hours
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
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936 members have taken this course