Caring for ME Webinar: Parallels Between Opioid Overdose and Suicide- Engaging the Conversation

09/18/2018 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM ET

Admission

  • Free

Location

Summary

Greg Marley, LCSW

Description

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Objectives

  1. Provide an overview of trends in suicide in Maine and parallels with the opioid crisis and highlight potential relationships to substance abuse.
  2. Highlight best practices on suicide identification, risk assessment, intervention and management in healthcare settings.
  3. Discuss systemic implementation of suicide prevention and protocol development across hospital/practice systems.

Speaker: Greg Marley, LCSW; Clinical Director, NAMI Maine

Greg Marley is the Clinical Director of NAMI Maine. He has practiced in the field of community mental health and prevention in Maine for over 25 years. Since 2007, Greg has developed and presented training and education supporting the needs of a diverse set of partners in suicide prevention and systems integration of prevention activities. He comes to this work from a background in crisis and emergency services, clinical treatment, substance abuse prevention, and program management. In the aftermath of a suicide, he has provided debriefing, guidance and support to organizations and people in grief. Greg has presented across Maine and New England to a variety of audiences in suicide prevention, substance abuse prevention, mental health and other topics. Greg lives in Rockland with his family and spends considerable time messing about with wild and medicinal mushrooms as an author, teacher and forager.

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