drug poisoning prevention
Ending Deaths From Despair Coalition
Do you want to help the community? Do you want to learn more about how to prevent deaths of despair in Dane County?
Review this content to learn more on suicide and the opioid epidemic to better understand the issue, and how you can make a difference.
This vision for this curriculum is that it’s meant to be accessible at any point so you can review bits and pieces as you have the time. Some of the content will be self-study and some of it will be linked to upcoming webinars. Once a webinar has happened, no worries if you missed it – it will be recorded for you to review after!
Safe Communities is not a counseling or crisis center and does not provide direct services. If you or someone you know is having suicidal thoughts, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
At the scheduled time of the webinar you’d like to watch, use this live streaming link to the live broadcast which can be used for the entire webinar series:
These are the other ways you can watch the broadcast as well:
Review Past Webinars:
ENDING DEATH FROM DESPAIR CURRICULUM
There will be several webinars educating the community on suicide and what you can do to help.
For this series, there will be a set of webinars geared towards two different audiences – one for the general public that anyone would find value from, and one tailored specifically to clinicians.
There will be several webinars educating the community on the opioid epidemic and what you can do to help.
These webinars are for people struggling with opioids, loved ones of those people, and general concerned community members.
April 28, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Cheryl Wittke, Executive Director, Safe Communities 608-256-6713 Stressful times may increase suicides Many suicides are preventable: Now is the time to learn how
RECOVERY IS POSSIBLE
Safe communities has complied a list of abbreviation definitions for finding the right treatment for you.
MAT: Medication for Addiction Treatment.
OP: Outpatient Treatment – person lives at home or in the community, attends. individual and group therapy, these can include or not include MAT.
IOP: Intensive Outpatient Treatment – person lives at home or in the community, attends individual and extended groups, 9-12 hours a week.
Residential: person lives at the facility for a period of at least 14 days, some last as many as 45 days.
PHP: Partial Hospitalization Program is a structured mental health treatment program that runs for several hours each day, three to five days per week.
DBT: Dialectical behavior therapy is a form of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) that integrates mindfulness techniques.