MIRECC / CoE
Rocky Mountain MIRECC for Veteran Suicide Prevention
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
Providing 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
Therapeutic Risk Management of the Suicidal Patient
Toolkit for Providers of Clients with Co-occurring TBI and Mental Health Symptoms (TBI Toolkit)
Traumatic 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
If 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 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.
Rocky Mountain Regional VAMC (RMR VAMC)
1700 N Wheeling St, G-3-116M
Aurora, CO 80045
Salt Lake City
VA Salt Lake City Health Care System
500 Foothill DR
Salt Lake City, UT 84148