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DOD Policy Guidance on Suicide Risk

These Department of Defense (DOD) Directives, Instructions, Manuals, and Memorandums provide policy guidance for identifying and managing service members at risk for suicide.

Suicide-related Data Collection

The Department of Defense Suicide Event Report (DoDSER) system standardizes suicide surveillance across the military and tracks a variety of suicide-related risk factors and other contextual factors associated with suicide events among service members.

Mental Health Care

Lethal Means

General Suicide Prevention

Defense Suicide Prevention Office

Military Training

Transition Programs

Domestic Abuse

Sexual Assault Prevention and Response

Investigation Activities

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