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North Dakota Suicide Prevention Program

The North Dakota Suicide Prevention Program spreads awareness about the warning signs of suicide and how to safely intervene. By providing facts, local and national resources and tips regarding suicide and prevention, the Suicide Prevention Program educates on suicide and its stigma in the military. Click here to learn more about the warning signs and risk factors associated with suicidal thoughts in service members and veterans.

Working Minds

Working Minds provides networking tools and resources to address psychological health and suicide prevention in the workplace. By offering educational workshops and profile videos, Working Minds spreads awareness of suicide prevention and intervention and encourages a community response to suicide in the workplace. Download or access Working Minds’ Suicide Prevention Toolkit to encourage suicide awareness in your workplace during Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.

Stop Soldier Suicide

Stop Soldier Suicide provides care and support resources for active duty service members and veterans coping with psychological health concerns. Created by active duty service members and veterans for other service members and veterans, Stop Soldier Suicide is dedicated to reducing the stigma associated with seeking help for psychological health concerns, and encourages help-seeking behavior through individual care and follow-up. Connect with Stop Soldier Suicide to find ways to help prevent soldier suicide during Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.

Coaching Into Care

Coaching into Care is a free and confidential helpline for individuals to learn about how to help service members cope with psychological health concerns. Coaching into Care coaches friends and families about the options available in their communities, including how to enroll in the VA, where to find help for psychological health concerns and what to say to service members about seeking help. Take their confidential quiz to see if Coaching into Care can support you and your loved ones.

You Matter

You Matter is a support system of tools and tips to help prevent suicide provided by those who have coped with suicidal ideation. The interactive blog provides tips for staying resilient through tough times, tools for seeking care and support, and additional life-saving suggestions. Join the conversation and spread the word about suicide prevention and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 1-800-273-TALK, now.

American Association of Suicidology

The American Association of Suicidology (AAS) supports suicide prevention and intervention through research, trainings and information resources. AAS provides education to health professionals on suicide prevention, awareness and reaction. Learn about AAS’ current projects with service members and psychological health professionals. Learn common warning signs to support your service member who may be coping with psychological health concerns.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention National Capital Area Chapter

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) National Capital Area Chapter (NCAC) works to reduce suicides in the DC/MD/VA area through education programs and awareness and research fundraising. Use AFSP-NCAC resources to teach about suicide prevention tactics and coping methods. Join or create a team for one of the “Out of Darkness Community Walks”& in September for Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.

Suicide Awareness Voices of Education

Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE) supports suicide prevention through education outreach and awareness. Through training events, programs and support groups, SAVE teaches students, health care professionals, educators, clergy and other leaders about suicide prevention efforts. Stay up-to-date on SAVE events so you can show your support during Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

The Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) is a national center that promotes the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention through information resources, trainings, materials and collaboration efforts with other psychological health care organizations. Subscribe to “The Weekly Spark” for tools, resources and tips to support Suicide Prevention Awareness this month.

Wingman Project

The Wingman Project addresses suicide prevention and intervention in the Air National Guard by providing chaplains, family support and health professionals with collaborative resources. Through local trainings, support materials and an interactive website, the Wingman Project promotes the “Ask, Care, Escort (ACE)" suicide intervention model as well as a free hotline 800-273-TALK, to help airmen and their families address suicide and prevention. “StepUp” and show your support for the Wingman Project during Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.

The Real Warriors Campaign collaborates with a variety of not-for-profit organizations that share our mission and can help us reach out to service members, families and health care providers. Our network of partners and affiliates includes military organizations and programs, nonprofit organizations, advocacy organizations and local groups. Through communication and collaboration with these organizations, the campaign can offer the most relevant and up-to-date resources and provide partners with easy and effective outreach mechanisms.

Explore the categories below to learn more about our affiliates and partners, or see a complete list. 

To learn more about the Real Warriors Partnership Program and how to become a partner or affiliate, download the Partnership Program Informational Sheet or contact us.


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Last Reviewed: 07/12/13
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