Correctional Facility Suicide Prevention

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Substance use disorder, mental health disorders, and suicidal ideation are more prevalent in correctional facilities than in the general population, and as a correctional officer, you will need to recognize when an inmate might be struggling. In this course, learn the red flags and risk factors for mental health and suicide, find out how to do a high-level assessment to determine if an inmate needs support from a mental health professional, and get expert advice for how to talk to someone who may be considering suicide.

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