This guide helps clinicians of substance use disorder treatment facilities implement programs that address suicidal thoughts in patients with substance use disorders. It covers legal and ethical issues, referrals, as well as privacy and confidentiality.
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Addressing Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors in Substance Abuse Treatment: Quick Guide for Clinicians Based on TIP 50
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