The Relationship between Addiction and Suicide
Social worker and author, Jason Simpkins, has worked in the human service field for over 17 years, with experience in individual and family counseling, addiction, suicidology, and crisis intervention.
Addiction has long been tied with mental illness, with an estimated 7.9 million people in the U.S. alone suffering from a dual diagnosis, or a mental illness with a substance use related disorder, like addiction. These factors have the potential to lead individuals to different ways out to cope. This session will delve deeper into the relationship.