Substance Abuse Treatment

Settings that provide treatment for substance use disorders have an important role to play in suicide prevention. Guidelines for addressing suicidal thoughts and behaviors in substance abuse treatment are available from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Actions to consider include:

Learn More

  • To learn more about safe and effective care for suicide risk, visit the Zero Suicide website.
  • See All Resources Related to Substance Abuse Treatment (below) for a full list of materials, programs, trainings, and other information available from SPRC. Use the filters on the left to narrow your results.
  • For more on other settings and groups, see our Settings and Populations pages.