suicide prevention

You Are Not Alone: Suicide Prevention Tools for Warriors

Service members may face emotional or psychological concerns following a deployment and from the stress of military life. For some, these feelings can lead to thoughts of hurting or killing one’s self.

Suicide Prevention Training for Line Leaders

Suicide prevention begins with leadership and requires engagement from all parts of the military community. In many ways, line leaders are in the best position to reduce the stressors that can lead to suicidal behaviors. Supervisors and unit leaders can establish a supportive command atmosphere by fostering a culture of engagement with subordinates and peers that encourages service members to ask for help and seek treatment when needed.

Suicide Prevention Resources for Military Families

No warrior or military family is alone. If you are concerned that a service member or veteran in your family is considering harming him/herself, free resources are immediately available to aid your family in its time of crisis.

Tools for Line Leaders Managing Personnel in Distress

During operations in Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere around the globe, warriors at all levels have bravely served our nation in harsh combat environments. Whether you are a line leader in the Army, Marine Corps, Navy or Air Force, it is important to understand how deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan affect personnel, as well as how to navigate behavioral obstacles that can hinder an individual's or a unit's performance.

You Are Your Friend's Biggest Support

The loss of any warrior's life is a tragedy, whether it's in combat or in a different type of battle. Although relatively uncommon overall, military suicides have unfortunately increased recently, especially within the Army and Marine Corps.
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