Course Category: Mental Health Providers

Why People Die By Suicide

In his theory of suicidal behavior, Thomas Joiner proposes factors that mark those most at risk of death: the feeling of being a burden on loved ones; the sense of isolation; and, perhaps chillingly, the learned ability to hurt oneself.  He tests the theory...

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Managing Non-Suicidal Self-Injury in Teens

In this presentation, Dr. Tina Goldstein and Kim Poling provide an overview of the prevalence and characteristics of non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) in adolescents, including the relationship between NSSI and suicide risk. Additionally, the presentation...

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