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TIP 50: Addressing Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors in Substance Abuse Treatment

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Video companion to TIP 50
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This video offers guidance to substance use disorder treatment counselors working with people experiencing suicidal behaviors. It covers risk factors, warning signs, and follow-up care. Case scenarios demonstrate counseling techniques and a four-step process for addressing suicide. This resource was developed with Department of Veterans Affairs with support from SAMHSA.

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VA10-TIP50
Publication Date
October 2010
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