Suicide is a significant public health problem in the United States, with the rates of suicide within some populations being particularly high. This CEU course provides information about suicide clusters and responses in tribal communities; strength-based approaches to prevention, response, and recovery; existing and needed resources for prevention, response and recovery; and recommendations for tribal communities, and partners.
Anxiety disorders represent a common but often debilitating form of psychopathology in both children and adults. This advanced CEU course presents a model of the influence of attachment relationships on the development of stress regulation strategies and discusses the role those relationships play in the development and maintenance of anxiety disorders, particularly the neurobiological alterations that underpin them.
The epidemic of smoking-caused disease in the twentieth century ranks among the greatest public health catastrophes. This CEU course provides data on the numerous health effects resulting from smoking and exposure to second-hand smoke, and details public health trends in tobacco use. Strategies and effective interventions with the potential to eradicate the death and disease caused by the tobacco epidemic are also examined.