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Rocky Mountain MIRECC for Veteran Suicide Prevention

Rocky Mountain MIRECC for Veteran Suicide Prevention

Clinical Overview

The mission of the Rocky Mountain MIRECC is to study suicide with the goal of reducing suicidal ideation and behaviors in the Veteran population. Towards this end, the work of the Rocky Mountain MIRECC is focused on promising clinical interventions, as well as the cognitive and neurobiological underpinnings of suicidal thoughts and behaviors that may lead to innovative prevention strategies.

 

VA Suicide Risk Management Consultation Program

Suicide Risk Management ConsultProviding care for Veterans at risk of suicide may feel like a daunting responsibility. Why worry alone? The Rocky Mountain MIRECC offers free, one-on-one consultation for any provider (community as well as VA) who works with Veterans.
Tools + Support + Evidence-based Knowledge = Better Outcomes

 

Resources for Clinicians

clinician resourcesClinicians can follow this link to look at resources specifically designed for your needs.

 

Therapeutic Risk Management of the Suicidal Patient

Therapeutic Risk ManagementThe Rocky Mountain MIRECC model of Therapeutic Risk Management of the Suicidal Patient is a clinically and medicolegally informed model for the assessment and management of suicide risk.

 

Toolkit for Providers of Clients with Co-occurring TBI and Mental Health Symptoms (TBI Toolkit)

T B I ToolkitTraumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a significant public health concern. This toolkit provides mental health clinicians necessary information to address the needs of Veterans/Military Personnel with a history of TBI and co-occurring mental health conditions.

 

How to Talk to a Child about a Suicide Attempt in Your Family

How to Talk to a Child about a Suicide Attempt in Your FamilyIf there has been a recent suicide attempt in your family, this may be one of the toughest experiences you and your children may ever face. It is important to take care of yourself, so that you are better able to care for your child.

 

Lethal Means Safety & Suicide Prevention

Lethal Means Safety and Suicide PreventionLethal means are objects (e.g., medications, firearms, sharp objects) that can be used to engage in Suicidal Self-Directed Violence (S-SDV), including suicide attempts. Facilitating lethal means safety is an essential component of effective suicide prevention.

 

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Denver

VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System
1055 Clermont ST
Denver, CO 80220
303-399-8020 x5275

Salt Lake City

VA Salt Lake City Health Care System
500 Foothill DR
Salt Lake City, UT 84148
801-582-1565 x2821