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Partner Spotlight

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention National Capital Area Chapter

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) National Capital Area Chapter (NCAC) supports suicide prevention in the D.C. metropolitan area through research, education and advocacy. AFSP NCAC provides online support for individuals coping with psychological health concerns and suicide loss. This Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, join the national effort toward suicide prevention by participating in one of AFSP’s Out of the Darkness Walks.

North Dakota Suicide Prevention Program

The North Dakota Suicide Prevention Program provides education and informational resources to spread awareness about the warning signs of suicide and how to safely intervene. The North Dakota Suicide Prevention Program offers online information tailored to veterans to educate 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.

Navy Operational Stress Control Program

The Navy Operational Stress Control Program provides educational resources to members of the Navy, veterans and their families. The Navy Operational Stress Control Program offers print and digital resources to support members of the Navy coping with invisible wounds. Check out the #1SmallACT toolkit to learn more ways that you can help suicide prevention efforts.

Suicide Awareness Voices of Education

Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE) increases public awareness and understanding about psychological health concerns and intervention resources. Their online database includes community education toolsprofessional educationpublic awareness campaignscommunity grief support, and online resources. Join the conversation and sign up for SAVE’s “Let’s Talk About It” local public awareness program.

Wingman Toolkit

The Wingman Toolkit 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 Toolkit 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. Show your support for the Wingman Project and participate in Master Resilience Training (MRT) during Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.

American Association of Suicidology

The American Association of Suicidology (AAS) supports suicide prevention and intervention through research, education, trainings and information resources. AAS provides free, web-based and telephonic resources, education and certified training programs to health professionals. Learn common warning signs to support your service member who may be coping with psychological health concerns.

Courage Beyond

Courage Beyond provides free, confidential programs and services to support service members coping with invisible wounds. Courage Beyond offers online workshops, support groups and counseling. Sign up for an upcoming retreat during Suicide Prevention Awareness Month to learn suicide prevention tactics and new coping techniques.

Stop Soldier Suicide

Stop Soldier Suicide provides care and support resources for active-duty service members and veterans coping with suicidal ideation or psychological health concerns. These fellow warriors are dedicated to encouraging  help-seeking behavior through individual care and follow-up. Connect with Stop Soldier Suicide to find resources to help prevent soldier suicide during Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.


The DSTRESS Line provides confidential, anonymous 24/7 behavioral health counseling for Marines, former Marines and their families. The DSTRESS Line provides a confidential place for Marines to discuss anything from daily stressors to suicidal thoughts. Service members can contact DSTRESS via phone, Skype or instant chat to talk to a fellow Marine or Fleet Marine Force Navy Corpsmen. The DSTRESS Line is available to all active duty, Reserve and veteran Marines, attached Sailors, and family members. If you or someone you know is in crisis, access the DSTRESS Live Chat today.

Team Red, White & Blue

Team Red White and Blue (Team RWB) supports veterans by connecting to local communities. Team RWB hosts local activities, races and events to involve veterans in their communities. Team RWB also offers leadership roles for service members and veterans to encourage involvement in local communities. Sign-up today for the Team RWB Old Glory Relay on September 11th!


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.

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