The Intersection of Opioid Abuse, Overdose, and Suicide: Understanding the Connections

May 11, 2018

News Type:  Weekly Spark, Weekly Spark Announcement

SAMHSA’s Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT) and SPRC are co-hosting a webinar that will explore the connections between opioid abuse, overdose, and suicide. Presenters will examine current research on the relationship between these problems, discuss opportunities for cross-sector collaboration to address them, and feature examples from the field where this work is already underway. This webinar will take place on June 5 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. ET and is the first in a two-part series. The second webinar will explore the relationship of chronic pain to opioid abuse, overdose, and suicide, and will take place on June 28—more details to come!