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Providing Support for Suicide Survivors: Understanding Pertinent Military/Veteran Issues

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Product Information:

Name: Providing Support for Suicide Survivors: Understanding Pertinent Military/Veteran Issues
Description: By Ryan E. Breshears, Ph.D., Nazanin H. Bahraini, Ph.D., & Lisa A. Brenner, Ph.D., ABPP Researchers have noted the complicated nature between risk factors and behavior, and suggested the need for further exploration of contributors to suicidal behavior in this population. Using both civilian and military literatures, areas for consideration when thinking about activity duty member/veteran suicide are presented. These include psychiatric and/or medical and military history and culture including exposure to trauma, combat, and deployment.
VISN 19: Rocky Mountain MIRECC

Contact to order product: Joe Huggins MSW, MSCIS
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E-mail: joe.huggins@va.gov
Product URL: http://www.mirecc.va.gov/visn19/VISN_19_Education.asp#supportForSurvivorsPresentation

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NOTE: If you want the product and it is DVD or CD then please e-mail or call the contact above to arrange delivery by US mail.

  • Manual

Language Availability:

  • English

Target Audience:

  • MH Clinicians

Link to Uniform MH Services/Keywords:

  • Suicide Prevention
  • Prevention and Management of Violence
  • Community Mental Health

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