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Alcohol and Drug Abuse Training: Harmful Drugs and Suicide

When: Monday, September 24, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM HST
Where: Kakuhihewa Building (ADAD) Room 111 A/B 601 Kamokila Blvd.
Cost: $25.00 - fee is non-refundable or transferable.*Payable to CDFH by credit card through this registration site. Personal/cashiers, agency checks and money orders are accepted and may be mailed to:
Coalition for a Drug-Free Hawaii
Attn: Michelle Park

Registration for this event has closed. (Open to first 25 registrants - Register by Monday, September 17, 2018)

As antidepressants became more commonly prescribed for anxiety and depression, there articles and reports of patients' suicidal thoughts and actions becoming more alarming to medical physicians and psychiatrists. In this training we will explore a some harmful medications/drugs that may be the cause for high risk suicide ideations that lead to suicide. This topic will cover some prescribed medications such antidepressants and anti-anxiety to include abuse of illicit drugs with a person with a mental health disorder. This training will also provide information on proper use of medications and the hazards of drug abuse.

Contact: Michelle Park, Coalition for a Drug-Free Hawaii Hawaii Pacific Center for Excellence at [email protected] or 808-545-3228 ext. 37