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The VA Suicide Risk Management Consultation Program is a free resource designed to support providers as they assist justice-involved Veterans.
National VA Suicide Prevention launches the Lethal Means Safety campaign to decrease Veteran suicide by firearms.
First anniversary of landmark legislation inspired by Commander John Scott Hannon, decorated Veteran who served 23-years with Navy SEALs.
Charleston VA Suicide Prevention team works with local community health hospitals to be notified when Veteran receives inpatient care there.
South Texas VA's “Reach Out” room simulation exercises test the staff's knowledge of items that could pose harm to patients or staff.
The VA Community Partnership Challenge winner developed models of Veteran suicide prevention for community partners in Colorado.
The SRM program provides free consultation and resources: including therapeutic best practices for providers working with Veterans at risk for suicide.
VA mental health professionals walk alongside Veterans on their journey to improve their mental health, prevent Veteran suicide.
VA’s latest data from 2019 shows a decrease in suicide among Veterans from the year prior. The decrease, reflecting the lowest number of Veteran suicides since 2007, provides hope and motivation for continued prevention efforts.
You don’t have to go through anything alone. It’s Suicide Prevention Month. Take a moment, Reach Out for support. Here are some ways you can.
Veterans and service members can experience moral injury from experiences in combat. It is a risk factor for severe distress and suicide.
VA police officer Anthony Harris was driving home when he saw a man on a bridge, ready to jump. He talked him down and saved his life.
If you are a Veteran in crisis
or concerned about one, connect with our caring, qualified responders for confidential help. Many of
them are Veterans themselves.
Get more resources at VeteransCrisisLine.net.
Last updated January 30, 2017
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