Improving Care to Prevent Suicide Among People with Serious Mental Illness

Proceedings of a Workshop

About the Course:

This workshop was designed to illustrate and discuss what is known, what is currently being done, and what needs to be done to identify and reduce suicide risk among people with serious mental illness.

Publication Date:

Copyright 2019, by the National Academy of Sciences The National Academies Press, 2019.


Steve Olson

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals and policy makers, including psychologists, counselors, marriage and family therapists, social workers, and nurses

Course Objectives:

  1. Examine the relationship between severe mental illness and suicide.

  2. Identify the patterns of mortality by suicide among people with severe mental illness.

  3. Evaluate evidence for interventions and treatments that may reduce the risk of suicide in individuals with severe mental illness.

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Course Number: 102446
Credit Hours: 5.5cr
NBCC Credit Hours: 5.5cr
Exam Fee: $38.34
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