Suicide Related Content

Experts Share the Latest Advances in Suicide Care

On October 25, McLean Hospital’s Education Outreach Department once again collaborated with Stanford University School of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences to host a suicide-focused assessment and treatment course for health care professionals. This free online workshop...

Suicide: Know the Signs and What To Do

Suicide is among the leading causes of death in the United States and it is actively becoming more common among particular groups. Because of this, it is important to have a discussion about why people take their lives and how to prevent suicide. There is a dire need for education around suicidal...

Opioid Overdose Survivors Report Having Had Suicidal Motivations

Past studies found that motivation for suicide may contribute to opioid overdose deaths in people with opioid use disorder (OUD). In 2019, a research team at McLean Hospital found suicidal motivations are common just prior to nonfatal opioid overdose and occur along a continuum of severity. Hilary S...

Experts on Suicidology Share the Latest Updates in the Field

On October 26, 2022, McLean Hospital, in collaboration with Stanford University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, hosted the second annual Suicide-Focused Assessment and Treatment Course. The event featured 11 lectures by leading experts in the field of suicidology. Topics included...

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...