Untangling the Complex Relationship Between Suicide and Brain Injury

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Acquired brain injury has been linked to suicide attempts. Additionally, ABI can occur as a result of suicide attempts. This presentation will seek to untangle some of the complexities of this relationship.

Presenter: Dr. Matthew Peters, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine


This presentation will:

– Explain the relationship between history of ABI and future risk of suicide attempt.
– Examine ABI rates and presentation in suicide attempt survivors.
– Help to determine best practices in therapeutic approaches and intervention.
– Consider future studies on this topic.

SUPPORTING MATERIALS/CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE: https://www.nashia.org/trainings/relationship-between-suicide-and-brain-injury

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Published January 20, 2021

Serving as the leading source of information and education for state employees who support public brain injury programs, National Association of State Head Injury Administrators provides information on national trends, best practices, and state contacts to federal agencies, state and national associations and TBI stakeholders across the country. NASHIA provides technical assistance to state governments and their partners as well as collective representation on federal policy issues through its membership.

Since 1990, NASHIA has been fulfilling its mission of assisting state government in promoting partnerships and building systems to meet the needs of individuals with brain injury and their families.

NASHIA offers resources and trainings to survivors, caregivers, state agencies, and more. Many trainings offer certificates of attendance, or continuing education units (CEs) from the Alabama Board of Social Work Examiners or the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification.

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