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

About the Course:

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.

Journal/Publisher:

SAMHSA

Publication Date:

2008

Course Material Author

Theodora Fine, M.A.

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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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

NASP accepts 30 CPD credits of sequenced self-study per each three year renewal.

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National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)

Our Provider Number: 5951

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

Our Provider Number: 107243

This course has been approved by CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #107243, CE Learning Systems is responsible for all aspects of their programming.

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

Our Provider Number: 17-1460

CE Learning Systems dba Addiction Counselor CE has been approved to offer Continuing Education credit for Certified Addiction Specialists (CAS) in accordance with the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders. Approval No. 17-1460.

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Course Number 101821
2 credit hours
Online Article
Exam Fee: $13.94
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