Category Archives: Mental Illness and Addiction

Past Free Webinar – March 21, 2017

Preventing Deaths by Suicide of Older Adults in Minnesota

By: Amy Lopez, MSW, BA and Melissa Heinen, MPH, BSN

 

 

Handout – Suicide Prevention -1 per page       Handout – Suicide Prevention -3 per page

Related Research Article: Suicide Later in Life by Yates Conwell, MD

Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in America, yet it is preventable. Older adults (65 years and older) make up 12% of the US population and account for 18% of all suicide deaths. Men ages 85 and older have the highest rate (over four times higher) of any group in the country. Minnesota has experienced the highest number of deaths by suicide in 2015; though remained stable among males 65 years and older). Learn how we can prevent suicide among older adults.

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Past Free Webinar – February 7, 2017

Managing Personality Disorders

By: John E. Brose, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist

 

 

Handout – Managing Personality Disorders – 3 per page

Handout – Managing Personality Disorders – 1 per page

Managing Personality Disorders – Supplemental Resource Handout

A personality disorder is an enduring pattern of inner experience and behavior that deviates markedly from the expectations of the individual’s culture. This pattern is pervasive across a broad range of personal and social situations, and leads to clinically significant impairment in social, occupational, or other areas of functioning.

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