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Video: Substance Use Disorders and Suicide

Hilary S. Connery, MD, PhD, McLean Hospital, presents as part of the 2022 Suicide-Focused Assessment and Treatment: An Update for Professionals course. Jump To Slides Resources Speaker biography Addiction and Suicide Suicide risk is elevated in connection to substance misuse. In this talk, Connery...

Investigating the Full Spectrum of Suicide

A recent study published in Injury Prevention describes a method for categorizing self-injury mortality (SIM) to help us better examine national trends for today’s epidemics of suicide and drug-related deaths. This SIM study compared trends among non-Hispanic blacks and Hispanics with those of...

Telling the Story of Addiction

“That’s the outfit I wore when I overdosed and when I was discharged from the emergency room–the last day I used and the first day of sobriety.” - Ava Grieco Ava Grieco’s canvas shows her floating through a blue sky, arms wide and stippled with needle marks. A chain anchors her to a hypodermic...

On the Front Line of the Opioid Crisis

It was a problem we never used to speak about, something that afflicted those “down on their luck” or residents of “skid row” who could not cope with their lives. They dealt with those challenges with alcohol and drug abuse, the drug of choice frequently heroin. Today, addiction—particularly to...