There are many common misconceptions about suicide and substance use disorders that directly contribute to the stigma that surrounding them. Here are a few myths and facts about suicide and substance use disorder that can help people better understand the realities and how, we as a community, can offer more compassionate assistance to those in need.
During most of his time at DLC’s recovery residence Hope Home, Michael has served as the Senior Resident. His path to where he is today has taught him the importance of having a sober living environment with accountability in his recovery and ability to maintain sobriety.
The five action steps for communicating with someone who may be suicidal are supported by evidence in the field of suicide prevention.