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Ending Deaths from Despair Webinar Series

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Upcoming Webinars

Hosted by Ending Deaths from Despair Task Force 

 

Finding a Reason to Live:  Etiology of Suicide and Provider Self-Care
Presenter: Meghan Henderson, LCSW
Clinical Practice Leader in Behavioral Health, UnityPoint Health – Meriter.

Friday, May 20, 2022
Noon – 12:55 PM

http://factv.fitchburgwi.gov/CablecastPublicSite/watch/3?channel=2

Intended audience: Clinicians and helping professionals

 

The S is Silent in the Black Village: Suicide, The Unspoken Word
Panel Facilitator:  Ms. Charlie Daniel, Founder, AAOC of Safe Communities

Friday, June 17, 2022
Noon – 12:55 PM

http://factv.fitchburgwi.gov/CablecastPublicSite/watch/3?channel=2

Intended audience: All

 

Harm Reduction and Chronic Alcoholism
Presenter: John Ewing, MD, Addictionologist
UPH-Meriter NewStart

Friday, July 15th, 2022
Noon – 12:55 PM

http://factv.fitchburgwi.gov/CablecastPublicSite/watch/3?channel=2

Intended audience: All

 

Preventing Farmer Suicides
Panel Facilitator: Sara Kohlbeck, MPH
Director, Division of Suicide Prevention
Comprehensive Injury Center
Medical College of Wisconsin

Friday, September 23, 2022
Noon – 12:55 PM

http://factv.fitchburgwi.gov/CablecastPublicSite/watch/3?channel=2

Intended audience: All

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SAFE COMMUNITIES

getting involved

The partnerships built by Safe Communities have created a safer community, with more opportunities for education and awareness. We continue to envision a safer future for the people who live in Madison and Dane County, with instances of unnecessary deaths and serious injuries are infrequent, rather than a daily occurrence.

RECOVERY IS POSSIBLE

Treatment Key

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.