The Intersection of Substance Use Disorders, Opioid Misuse, Overdose, and Suicide: Understanding the Connection, Part 2
Part 2 of a two-part series presented in collaboration with the Great Lakes PTTC and the Suicide Prevention Resource Center.
This 90-minute webinar will highlight the unique relationship between opioid use disorder and suicidality.
Dr. Kristen Quinlan is lead epidemiologist for the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC), where she provides recommendations on using suicide-related data for planning, quality improvement, and/or impact purposes. Dr. Quinlan is the Director of the Outreach Core for the Injury Control Research Center for Suicide Prevention (ICRC-S), where she is responsible for translating the latest suicide prevention research into practice. Dr. Quinlan also coordinates and evaluates outreach efforts for the TRANSFORM project for child maltreatment prevention.
Nicole Tirone, LCSW, is a licensed clinical social worker in Massachusetts who works as a Senior Project Associate for Health and Behavioral Health Initiatives at the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) at EDC. Her role includes providing consultation to behavioral health organizations, states, emergency departments, and primary care providers that are implementing safer suicide care protocols such as the Zero Suicide framework as well as developing resources for staff and external audiences related to the intersection of substance misuse and suicide. Additionally, she has worked on a suicide risk assessment curriculum to train clinicians who work in substance use disorder treatment settings, virtual trainings on suicide risk assessment and motivating individuals to engage with treatment, and led virtual events and presentations on the overlaps between opioid misuse and suicide risk.