Using routine alcohol screening measures to identify 1-year risk of suicidal ideation, intent, and planning within a large primary care system in Washington

Project Type(s):

Principal Investigator(s):
  • Yanni Chang, MD, MPH

This study will use a large population-based primary care sample in Washington state to understand how heavy alcohol use and alcohol use disorder symptoms contribute to suicidal thoughts. This study will allow examination of how different levels of alcohol use can predict short term risk of suicidality and allow us to better identify and support patients at risk of suicide in the primary care setting.

Project Period:
July 1, 2022 June 30, 2023

Funding Type(s):

Mary. E Nelson Charitable Remainder Trust, Heidi Combs Trustee

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Practice Type(s):
Primary Care

Patient Population(s):

Targeted Condition(s):
Alcohol use disorders/misuse, Suicidal Ideation