Tagged: suicide prevention

Virtual Suicide Prevention-Community Clergy Training

Virtual Suicide Prevention-Community Clergy Training

Clergy will learn how to create a Veteran support network in their own communities of faith and in support of mental health recovery. About this Event Your are invited to join your fellow Clergy and Veterans Administration Chaplains and Mental Health professionals for a free virtual training and discussion to improve shared knowledge, relationships and cooperation for the good of… Read more
Ruck March 2021

Ruck March 2021

About this Event The purpose of the event is to bring awareness of suicide, suicide prevention, with emphasis on our military. There will competitions during the event to include heaviest pack and ruck march completion with the fastest time. Awards will be given for the winners of the competitions. Ruck march is not a pre-requisite for participation as all walkers… Read more
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VA partners with OnStar to bring suicide prevention services to Veterans with the push of a button

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today it is partnering with OnStar’s emergency services to improve access to suicide prevention resources for Veterans. This partnership will offer Veterans in crisis the opportunity to be transferred to around-the-clock, confidential support via VA’s Veterans Crisis Line (VCL) when they use the emergency services button in an OnStar-equipped vehicle… Read more
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VA Releases 2019 National Veteran Suicide Prevention Annual Report

VA released the 2019 National Veteran Suicide Prevention Annual Report, which includes findings from its most recent analysis of 2005–2017 suicide rates for both Veteran and non-Veteran populations. Data from the report emphasizes that suicide is a public health problem impacting Veterans and non-Veterans across the nation. VA offers within this report a renewed and determined call to unrelentingly address… Read more