Year: 2009 Source: Rockville, MD: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, (2009). 155p. SIEC No: 20110026

Part 1 of this protocol is for substance abuse counsellors & has 2 chapters on working with clients with substance use disorders who have suicidal thoughts &/or behaviours. Part 2 is for program administrators & also has 2 chapters. Chapter 1 lay outs the rationale for the second chapter & helps administrators understand how they can provide support for programs & counsellors. Chapter 2 provides detailed information on how to achieve high-quality implementation of the recommendations in the first part of the protocol. JA