Pacific Southwest PTTC and MHTCC Present
Webinar: Navigating Risk of Suicide in the Context of Substance Misuse: Best Practices for Supporting Youth and Young Adults
Registration Required: https://bit.ly/region9-webinar-may14
Substance misuse and its relationship to suicide among youth and young adults continues to be of concern to public health practitioners. This panel discussion will highlight real world intersections of substance misuse prevention and mental health best practices to reduce risk of suicide among youth and young adults. Panelists will offer expertise and perspective on how to impact populations who are at risk for substance misuse and suicide. The webinar examines shared risk and protective factors for vulnerable populations, outlines college campus programs for behavioral health, and explores the integration of suicide risk screening and intervention into the substance use early intervention model SBIRT. There will be a focus on effectively supporting youth and young adult populations.
Presenters: Brett Harris, DrPH, James Mazza, Ph.D, Debra Cox-Howard, MC, LPC, LISAC
Continuing Education: Participants can request a certificate of participation documenting 1.5 hours of continuing education.