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Resources for Substance Use Disorder Treatment Settings

The vital role that substance use disorder treatment settings play in suicide prevention is becoming increasingly recognized. Suicide is a leading cause of death among people who misuse alcohol and drugs. Experts point to “disinhibition” as an effect of intoxication. Cohesive, integrated strategies are required to address the intersection between substance use disorder and suicidal ideation.1

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  • 1. SAMHSA, 2008; HHS, 2012; Wilcox, Conner, & Caine, 2004; Pompilli et al., 2010 as cited in: Substance Use and Suicide: A Nexus Requiring a Public Health Approach, SAMHSA, 2016, p. 3

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Lethal Means Safety | Webinars

SAMHSA’s Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT) and the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) hosted a national webinar series that explores the intersection of opioid…

Engage | Webinars

Suicide and drug overdose deaths in the United States, regardless of age or race, have increased since 2001 and the rate of drug overdose death surpassed that of suicide in 2015 (CDC WISQARS, 2018…

Engage | Webinars

The Zero Suicide framework is based on the foundational belief that gaps in suicide care exist in sometimes fragmented and distracted health and behavioral health (HBH) systems. One population at…

Treat | Readings

Beckstead, D. J., Lambert, M. J., DuBose, A. P., & Linehan, M. (2015). Dialectical behavior therapy with American Indian/Alaska Native adolescents diagnosed with substance use disorders: Combining an evidence based treatment with cultural, traditional, and spiritual beliefs. Addictive behaviors,51, 84-87.