Suicide Prevention Resources for Veterans
Vet Centers and VA Medical Centers are standing together to assist Veterans and their families who maybe at risk. The Suicide Prevention Program was developed to educate and assist, professionals, lay workers, community organizations, and most importantly, Veterans and their families identify risk factors and protective factors, in hopes to get the veteran referred to appropriate care. If you or someone you care about is in crisis, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at (800) 273-8255-please press 1 for veterans. http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/Veterans/Default.aspx. Your call is free and confidential.
- Suicide Prevention information from the Department of Veterans Affairs
- Web-based portal to assist active duty military, veterans, families, friends, or concerned neighbor’s linked with available resources and programs.
- The Suicide Prevention Resource Center is funded by SAMSHA
- Georgia Suicide Prevention Intervention and Aftercare Community Information Network website was developed to address the specific problems of lack of a centralized information, communication and resource sharing.
- American Association of Suicidology - Information on suicide prevention
- Georgia Crisis and Access Line Resource Base