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Welcome to the Rocky Mountain Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center (MIRECC) for Suicide Prevention

We are a leading research, education and clinical center on Veteran suicide prevention. Visit our About Us page to learn more about our mission and meet our team.

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First Annual PACT Act Research Symposium for Veterans Health

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The PACT Act represents one of the most important expansions of health care and benefits in VA history.

Please join us for the first annual PACT Act Research Symposium for Veteran Health, which will:

  • Explore research relevant to deployment military exposures and health outcomes in Veterans
  • Facilitate future collaborations among researchers interested in studying the impact of deployment-related exposures

When: May 3, 2023
Where: Rocky Mountain Regional Veterans Affairs Medical Center (Aurora CO) and Virtually
Who: Researchers and other experts interested in improving the health of Veterans
Organizers: VA Rocky Mountain Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center for Veteran Suicide Prevention and our partners in the Rocky Mountain Regional VA Research Service and the University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus.

Diversity Summer Research Program 2023

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Diversity is vital to the fields of science and research. Paid summer job opportunities for college students from diverse backgrounds are now open. As a Research Trainee you will work alongside Researchers, Clinicians and Mentors at a Veterans Affairs Research Center in Colorado. The experience you get from working on research studies and attending trainings will help prepare you for a successful career in science. The application for 2023 opened on January 1, 2023. For more info, visit our website.

Rocky Mountain MIRECC Mailing List

Our newsletter includes updates about our work, educational opportunities and more. Take a look at our February 2023 newsletter for information about Lethal Means Safety Counseling, research about African-American Veterans and suicide and our most recent visual abstracts.

View this latest edition here.

Treatment Works for Vets

Our Treatment Works for Veterans website and provider portal are currently down to be reconstructed and moved to a new URL ( In the meantime, we invite you to visit the following pages for resources and information.

Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) for Suicide Prevention Website

Rocky Mountain MIRECC CPG for Suicide Prevention

Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) are research informed recommendations on how to diagnose and treat a medical or psychiatric condition. Visit our updated CPG website for resources, including webinars and recommendations, specific to the CPG For Patients at Risk for Suicide.

Rocky Mountain MIRECC Cores

Our center consists of several teams that work together towards preventing suicide. Learn more about our Research, Education and Clinical Cores below.

Research Core

Our Research Core studies all phases of suicide prevention. Learn about the translational research model and explore our focus areas in our Research section.

Education Core

Our Education Core translates research in order to disseminate useful and accessible information about suicide prevention to Veterans and the community. Check out our products, trainings, podcasts, videos and more resources in our Education section.

Clinical Core

Our Clinical Core focuses on suicide risk assessment and management best practices and innovations. Find support, clinical tools and more resources in our Clinical section.

COVID-19 vaccine and general information

To sign up to get a COVID-19 vaccine from VA, visit VA’s vaccine information page.

For questions about how COVID-19 may affect your VA health care and benefit services, visit our coronavirus FAQs or read VA’s public health response.

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Last Updated 21 March 2023

Contact Information


Rocky Mountain Regional VAMC (RMR VAMC)
1700 N Wheeling St, G-3-116M
Aurora, CO 80045


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500 Foothill DR
Salt Lake City, UT 84148
801-582-1565 x2821