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Welcome to the Rocky Mountain MIRECC (Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center) 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.
Colorado Fellowship Program Applications Due December 1
Our Colorado site is currently accepting applications for the American Psychological Association-accredited Advanced Fellowship Program in Mental Illness Research and Treatment in Suicide Prevention. Application materials are due by December 1, 2023. For more info, visit our website.
Apply for the 2024 Diversity Summer Research Program
Diversity is vital to the fields of science and research. This program offers paid summer job opportunities for college students from diverse backgrounds. 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 2024 is open. For more info, visit our website.
Treatment Works for Vets
Visit the Treatment Works for Vets website to learn more about proven mental health treatments for Veterans, explore treatment goals, and learn how to find treatment. Choose a path to get started.
Available Online: Recordings and Publication from the First Annual PACT Act Research Symposium for Veteran Health
The PACT Act represents one of the most important expansions of health care and benefits in VA history. Thank you to everyone who joined us for the PACT Act Research Symposium for Veteran Health. For more info, visit our website.
- Read the VA News story Researchers support Veterans exposed to toxic substances PACT Act empowers new research to improve Veteran health.
- Tune into the recorded sessions.
- Read the published scientific journal article First Annual PACT Act Research Symposium on Veterans Health: A Colorado PACT Act Collaboration (CoPAC) Initiative.
VA Patient Safety Center of Inquiry - Suicide Prevention Collaborative (PSCI-SPC)
The VA Patient Safety Center of Inquiry - Suicide Prevention Collaborative (PSCI-SPC) serves as a national clinical innovation and dissemination center for best practices in suicide prevention for Veterans who receive care in the community. For more info, visit our website.
Together With Veterans
Together With Veterans (TWV) is a community-based suicide prevention program for rural Veterans. TWV involves partnering with rural Veterans and their communities to implement community-based suicide prevention. For more info, visit our website.
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.
Our Research Core studies all phases of suicide prevention. Learn about the translational research model and explore our focus areas in our Research section.
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.
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.
View and Subscribe to Our Rocky Mountain MIRECC Newsletter
Our newsletter includes updates about our work, educational opportunities, and more.
Take a look at our November 2023 newsletter for information about International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day. You can find local events to raise awareness about suicide loss and encourage support and connection for suicide loss survivors, along with suicide postvention resources. You can also learn about ways that suicide grief is different from other types of grief.
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Last Updated 17 November 2023
Rocky Mountain Regional VAMC (RMR VAMC)
1700 N Wheeling St, BLDG A2
Aurora, CO 80045
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