July 29, 2013

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) is holding a webinar on July 20, 2013 at 2 p.m. EDT, titled “Suicide Prevention Strategies and Resources to Improve Services for Service Members, Veterans and Their Families.”

The presenters of this webinar will provide an overview of the risk factors associated with service member and veteran suicide. Resources and strategies that can be used to help SMVF who are in crisis will be discussed.  The webinar will also include a review of a comprehensive suicide prevention plan and examples of what states, communities, and organizations are doing to reduce SMVF suicides.  A question-and-answer session will follow the presentations.


Discuss risk and protective factors for suicide, as well as preventative measures to undertake

Present a comprehensive model of suicide prevention

Explore state examples of suicide prevention strategies for SMVF

Identify and learn to apply best practice tools and resources for helping reduce suicidal behaviors among SMVF

To register for this webinar, click here.