To prepare for this Discussion, read the case study, “Working With Clients With Suicidal Ideations: The Case of Denise,” located in the Learning Resources.
Post(2 to 3)
- Describe an approach you would take to help the military expand or better address either suicide, stigma, or substance abuse.
- Describe how the situation depicted in the case study could have been handled differently via your approach.
Rubin, A., Weiss, E. L., & Coll, J. E. (Eds.). (2013). Handbook of military social work. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
Chapter 12, “Assessing, Preventing, and Treating Substance Abuse Disorders in Active Duty Military Settings” (pp. 191–208)
Chapter 14, “Suicide in the Military” (pp. 225–246)
Pietrzak, R. H., Johnson, D. C., Goldstein, M. B., Malley, J. C., & Southwick, S. M. (2015). Perceived stigma and barriers to mental health care utilization among OEF-OIF veterans. Psychiatric Services, 60(8), 1118–1122. doi:10.1176/appi.ps.60.8.11
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