Clinical and Ethical Issues Managing Suicide Risk with Individuals Using Substances

Wednesday, March 17 – 2:00 – 3:30 PM EST

During this webinar you will learn how to:

  • Identify risk and protective factors for suicide that are either specific to or more prevalent for individuals who use substances.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of ethical assessment and treatment of individuals who use substances.
  • Demonstrate how evidence-based strategies can be used to more effectively assess risk and manage suicidal behavior in a clinical setting.


John O’Neill, EdD, LCSW, LCDC, CAS
Clinical Director, Menninger Outpatient Services’ Bellaire Office

Dr. O’Neill directs the outpatient treatment at The Menninger Clinic’s location in Bellaire, Texas. He holds a doctoral degree with an emphasis in behavioral health, a master’s degree in social work from Arizona State University, and is a licensed clinical social worker, chemical dependency counselor, and a certified sexual addiction therapist. He directed the mental health and sports performance program for The Houston Astros for 12 seasons. He currently manages the mental health program for Major League Baseball’s Umpire Development Program. He is a frequent lecturer and media contributor and often speaks about technology use, addiction, suicide, relationships, and attachment.

Continuing Education

Our webinars offer free NAADAC and PCB CEUs. Information about obtaining CEUs and webinar certificates can be found here.