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Assessing and Managing Non-Suicidal Self-Injury and Suicide Risk in Healthcare Settings

  • June 21, 2019
  • 8:45 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Maine Medical Association – 30 Association Drive, Manchester

Assessing and Managing Non-Suicidal Self-Injury and Suicide Risk in Healthcare Settings

This is a 3 hour CME program

for Healthcare (physical or mental health) Professionals

Friday, June 21, 2019

Maine Medical Association – 30 Association Drive, Manchester

8:30 am – Welcome/Continental Breakfast,   9:00 am – Program begins

Suicide is the 9th leading cause of death in Maine and the incidence of suicide in Maine has increased almost 25% in the last decade.   Non-suicidal self injury, most frequently intentional cutting or self-burning has also increased markedly over the past decade.  These behaviors are increasingly being identified, assessed and managed within healthcare settings. 

This professional training offers an opportunity to learn valuable knowledge and skills in the function, assessment and management of non-suicidal self injury.  The second part of the training will address suicide prevention and management within the framework of Suicide Safe Care, a systemic approach that increases safety and support for someone at risk.  This evidence-based approach includes screening and assessment of risk, intervention, Collaborative Safety Planning and assured follow-up with anyone at risk for suicide.  

Presented by: Greg A Marley, LCSW, Clinical Director, NAMI Maine - Greg Marley has practiced in the field of community mental health and prevention in Maine for over 30 years. 

REGISTER HERE

Sponsored by the CDC Maine Suicide Prevention Program, 
NAMI Maine, and the Maine Medical Association

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