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Taking Action Saving Lives Conference

Taking Action Saving Lives

This is a virtual conference we are hosting, sponsored by Regence, which will be covering substance use, dual diagnosis and the impact of COVID-19 on suicide prevention.

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Taking Action Saving Lives

Time & Location

Oct 16, 2020, 8:00 AM – 2:15 PM PDT

Taking Action Saving Lives Conference

About the event

Please join us for 'Taking Action, Saving Lives: Substance Use, Dual Diagnosis and the Impact of COVID-19 on Suicide Prevention. Dr. Jim Polo and Dr. Nicholas Phillips will discuss multiple aspects of suicide prevention. Attendees will learn:

  • the importance of screening for suicidality in all patients and of doing so without parents present for adolescents
  • · Recognize cannabis use as a modifiable risk factor associated with increased odds of depression, suicidality, and non-suicidal self-injury
  • · Demonstrate basic knowledge of which medications have been shown in literature/clinical studies to decrease suicidal ideation
  • · Improve knowledge or risk factors for suicide and risk stratification of the suicidal patient
  • · Learn evidence-based management strategies to reduce suicide risk and prevent suicide
  • · Understand the definition and classification of dual diagnosis from a clinical perspective, and learn the key population health demographics applicable to practice.
  • · Gain an appreciation for why all patients should be approached from an integrated assessment framework that includes both mental health and substance use problems.
  • · Learn the key elements and considerations of suicidal ideation, gestures, and attempts

4.5 CE Pending NBCC Approval

Webinar link will be available October 15

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