Training: Problem Gambling and Suicide

Class Dates:
03/12/2018

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Course Outline:

  • Present the prevalence of suicidal ideation and attempt among gamblers 
  • Describe the relationship between problem gambling and suicidal ideation and attempt 
  • Discuss the risk factors that contribute to suicidal ideation and attempt among problem gamblers
  • Introduce the common mental health disorders that are linked to suicide and problem gambling 
  • Explore the implications this information has for those working in the substance abuse and mental health fields

 

Educational Goal:

Participants will gain an understanding of the connection between suicide and problem gambling.

 

Educational Objectives:

Participants will be able to:

  • Explain the relationship between problem gambling and suicidal ideation and attempt. 
  • Identify the common risk factors associated with co-occurring problem gambling and suicidal ideation 
  • Describe ways to incorporate this information into their work