Back to Top Skip to main content

Suicide Prevention Month 2019

The Department of Defense (DoD) and the Military Health System (MHS) observe Suicide Prevention Month 2019 to increase awareness about behavioral health care services and promote and enhance suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention for service members and their families. Our goal is to reduce stigma and increase awareness in order to facilitate help-seeking behaviors. MHS will highlight that strength and resilience are possible through support networks and the use of DoD and Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) resources. 

Suicide Prevention Month

Suicide Prevention Month is a prime opportunity for the U.S. Department of Defense and the Military Health System to raise public awareness of suicide risk among Service members, Veterans and beneficiaries.

Reach Out for Support

Service Branch Programs

You also may be interested in...

Management of Traumatic Brain Injury in Tactical Combat Casualty Care

Report
7/26/2012

Defense Health Board: Management of Traumatic Brain Injury in Tactical Combat Casualty Care

Recommended Content:

Deployment Health | Mental Health Care | Traumatic Brain Injury

Omega 3 Fats Physical and Mental Health Benefits

Presentation
11/14/2011

Omega 3 Fats Physical and Mental Health Benefits briefing presented to the Defense Health Board Nov. 14, 2011

Recommended Content:

Mental Health Care | Mental Wellness | Nutrition

DoD Instruction 6490.08: Command Notification Requirements to Dispel Stigma in Providing Mental Health Care to Service Members

Policy

This instruction provides guidance for balance between patient confidentiality rights and the commander’s right to know for operation and risk management decisions.

  • Identification #: DoD Instruction 6490.08
  • Date: 8/17/2011
  • Type: Instructions
  • Topics: Mental Health Care

Implementation of Recommendations on the Prevention of Suicide

Presentation
6/14/2011

Implementation of Recommendations on the Prevention of Suicide briefing presented to the Defense Health Board June 14, 2011

Recommended Content:

Suicide Prevention

DoD Psychotropic Medication Prescription Practices and Complementary Alternative Medicine Use

Report
6/1/2011

Defense Health Board: DoD Psychotropic Medication Prescription Practices and Complementary Alternative Medicine Use

Recommended Content:

Mental Health Care

Department of Defense Task Force on the Prevention of Suicide by Members of the Armed Forces Update

Presentation
11/1/2010

Department of Defense Task Force on the Prevention of Suicide by Members of the Armed Forces Update briefing presented to the Defense Health Board Nov. 1, 2010

Recommended Content:

Suicide Prevention

Department of Defense Task Force on the Prevention of Suicide by Members of the Armed Forces Update

Presentation
8/18/2010

Department of Defense Task Force on the Prevention of Suicide by Members of the Armed Forces Update briefing presented to the Defense Health Board Aug. 18, 2010

Recommended Content:

Suicide Prevention

Psychiatric Medications and Complementary and Alternative Medical Treatments

Presentation
8/18/2010

Psychiatric Medications and Complementary and Alternative Medical Treatments briefing presented to the Defense Health Board Aug. 18, 2010

Recommended Content:

Mental Health Care | Mental Wellness

The Challenge and the Promise: Strengthening the Force, Preventing Suicide, and Saving Lives

Report
8/1/2010

Final Report of the DoD Task Force on the Prevention of Suicide by Members of the Armed Forces

Recommended Content:

Suicide Prevention

Mental Health Assessments for Members of the Armed Forces Deployed in Connection with a Contingency Operation

Policy

Metrics for DoD Mental Health Preclinical Program Effectiveness and Clinical Program Outcomes

Report
6/8/2010

Defense Health Board: Metrics for DoD Mental Health Preclinical Program Effectiveness and Clinical Program Outcomes

Recommended Content:

Mental Health Care

Department of Defense Task Force on the Prevention of Suicide by Members of the Armed Forces

Presentation
6/8/2010

Department of Defense Task Force on the Prevention of Suicide by Members of the Armed Forces briefing presented to the Defense Health Board June 8, 2010

Recommended Content:

Suicide Prevention

Army Behavioral Health Integrated Data Environment

Presentation
5/11/2010

Army Behavioral Health Integrated Data Environment briefing presented to the Defense Health Board May 11, 2010

Recommended Content:

Mental Health Care

Department of Defense Suicide Prevention

Presentation
5/11/2010

DesDepartment of Defense Suicide Prevention briefing presented to the Defense Health Board May 11, 2010

Recommended Content:

Suicide Prevention

Handout on Safe and Effective Messaging for Suicide Prevention

Presentation
4/12/2010

Handout on Safe and Effective Messaging for Suicide Prevention presented to the Defense Health Board April 12, 2010

Recommended Content:

Suicide Prevention
<< < ... 6 7 8 > >> 
Showing results 76 - 90 Page 6 of 8

DHA Address: 7700 Arlington Boulevard | Suite 5101 | Falls Church, VA | 22042-5101

Some documents are presented in Portable Document Format (PDF). A PDF reader is required for viewing; Download a PDF Reader or learn more about PDFs.