If you need immediate help, please call 911 or the Military Crisis Line at 800-273-8255 and press 1

Sources

Suicide Prevention Tools for Warriors Fact Sheet
Fact sheet detailing suicide prevention tools for warriors
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  • Veterans Crisis Line. (n.d.) Signs of Crisis.
  • Defense Suicide Prevention Office. (n.d.) Warning Signs.
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  • Real Warriors Campaign. (n.d.) You Are Your Friend’s Biggest Support.
5 Tips to Prioritize Your Health magnetic flyer
A fact sheet detailing the five tips warriors can do to prioritize their health
  • Real Warriors Campaign. (n.d.) Prioritizing your health.
  • Mayo Clinic. (2013, Jan. 2). Time management: Tips to reduce stress and improve productivity.
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  • National Alliance on Mental Illness. (n.d.) Taking Care of Yourself.
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