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07/30/13: Improving Suicide Prevention for the Military and Their Families

Webinar: Improving Suicide Prevention for the Military

SAMHSA E-mail Updates sent this bulletin at 07/08/2013 07:10 AM EDT

United States Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration - A Life in the Community for Everyone: Behavioral Health is Essential to Health, Prevention Works, Treatment is Effective, People Recover
Webinar: Improving Suicide Prevention for the Military and Their FamiliesTuesday, July 30, 2013 | 2–3:30 p.m. Eastern Time

This webinar will provide an overview of the risk factors of suicide associated with service members, veterans, and their families. Resources and strategies to help those in crisis will be discussed. The webinar will also include a review of a comprehensive suicide prevention plan and offer examples of what states, communities, and organizations are doing to reduce suicide among military personnel. A question-and-answer session will follow the presentations.

Featured Presenters:

  • Julie Ebin, Ed.M., Senior Prevention Specialist, SAMHSA’s Suicide Prevention Resource Center
  • Casey Olson, Prevention, Response, and Outreach Strategic Initiatives Program Manager, National Guard Bureau
  • Luana J. Ritch, Ph.D., Nevada Policy Academy State Team Leader, Quality Assurance Specialist III, Veterans and Military Families, Nevada Mental Health Services

Register for the Webinar

If you have any questions about your registration, please contact Lisa Guerin, Administrative Assistant, at 518-439-7415, ext. 5242, or by email at lguerin@prainc.com.

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