The Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) promotes the importance of implementing an effective Crisis Response System as it benefits not only individuals, but families and communities as well. This 2-part webinar series will provide an overview of the goals and strategies when designing and implementing an effective Crisis Response System, promotion and use of 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline, and effective suicide prevention efforts for both clinicians and peer support specialists when encountering individuals at risk including factors related to age and culture.
Learning Objectives: At the end of this webinar series, participants will be able to:
- Describe the goals and strategies of the Crisis Now model.
- Explain the impact that risk and protective factors have on individuals, families, and communities.
- Identify warning signs and increase individual willingness and ability to intervene with a person at risk for suicide.
- Discuss and analyze the key differences in behavioral health responses to crisis and suicide prevention efforts across the lifespan and culture.