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Recognizing the Signs of Suicide Risk and Navigating the System of Care

March 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


This presentation will be a general overview of suicide statistics in Maine and nationally, recognizing early signs of potential elevated suicide risk, risk assessments, and how to navigate the system of care to effectively gain access to treatment and/or support that is needed. This presentation will allow time for participants to share current or past experiences navigating the system of care and problem solve any barriers there may have been.
1. Learn the basics signs and symptoms of suicide risk
2. Learn how and when to activate the crisis system of care
3. Learn the basics of suicide risk assessment, disposition, and common terms you may hear providers use
4. Learn how to advocate for a person in your care when not satisfied with the process or outcome.


March 16
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Richard Chammings LCSW, MHRT-C, MHRT-CSP, Clinical Director, Crisis and Counseling Centers. Rich has over 33 years of residential, inpatient, outpatient, emergency department, case management and crisis behavioral health treatment experience


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