Suicide, Addiction and Depression. It’s Complicated.
Suicide, depression, and addiction have a very close and interconnected relationship impacting professionals, veterans, musicians, and a myriad of other individuals who appear to “have it all." We will explore causes, theories and treatment approaches for those who struggle with suicidal ideations and their family members.
As a result of this presentation, attendees will be able to:
- Identify the key indicators for suicide according to latest research
- Identify risk factors of suicide for those in all stages of recovery
- Explain the significance Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) when assessing for suicide risk
- Define the role of neurobiology and link to serotonin and stress response system for those who suffer with depression and addiction and why suicide becomes an option