Please indicate how many (
up to 50) of each you would like to receive:
This is an all new 24 page full color booklet intended to provide parents/adults with support, and also share other resources that may be helpful for the parent as their family recovers. The guide is not intended to replace professional mental health advice. In fact, it may be best to use this along with professional support if you or your child is struggling with how to talk about this difficult subject.
Talking to Children Guide (24 pages & DVD, full color) - English: Not to exceed 25
The guides, English and Spanish, for each specific age group can be
downloaded for printing on our Educational Products page.
Lastly, there is a new
Talking to Kids about a Suicide Attempt in your Family website to accompany the new booklet.
This colorful card serves as an introduction to the Treatment Works for Veterans website.
TreamentWorksForVets.org is a free, public information website for Veterans, family members, and others interested in learning more about proven mental health treatments for Veterans. TreatmentWorksForVets is not just another website. It was designed, with input and feedback from Veterans, as a fun, creative, and interactive learning experience. The website provides information, creative videos, and interactive exercises related to two specific evidence-based psychotherapies: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia. Information and links to recommended resources for other effective treatments and supports are provided in the Additional Resources section.
Treatment Works for Veterans - Veteran Promotion Card: If possible order in multiples of 25, not to exceed 100
The REACH VET Resource Card features on one side Coping and Symptom Management Apps and on the other various ways to connect with the VA. They are a quick and handy resource for Veterans and easily fit in with caring cards. If possible order in multiples of 25, not to exceed 500
This card gives information on accessing free mental health services for Veterans, military personnel, families and those who care for Veterans. It also shares the five signs of emotional distress, which are designed to help loved ones recognize when extra support may be needed. If possible order in multiples of 25, not to exceed 100
This seven-minute program provides information regarding the impact of using drugs and alcohol after a traumatic brain injury (TBI). The video guides the viewer through a discussion about how the brain works before and after a brain injury, and then demonstrates how drugs and alcohol can affect persons with a history of TBI using brain animations and short vignettes. This tool was designed to facilitate providers in engaging clients in a dialogue about substance use post-injury and was made possible by funding from the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program.
DVD of the video Substance Use and Traumatic Brain Injury Risk Reduction and Prevention: Not to exceed 5
Provides guidelines to help substance abuse treatment counselors work with suicidal adult clients. Covers risk factors and warning signs for suicide, core counselor competencies, clinical vignettes, and information for administrators and clinical supervisors.
DVD of the TIP 50: Addressing Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors in Substance Abuse Treatment Training (created by the VISN 2 Center for Excellence on Suicide Prevention): Not to exceed 5
This is another colorful card to encourage providers to visit the Evidence-Based Psychotherapy Shared Decision-Making website. The Provider Portal, as we call it can be found at:
TreamentWorksForVets.org/Provider/. The website contains information and resources to promote Veterans’ engagement in evidence-based psychotherapies (EBPs) through the use of shared decision-making, beginning prior to the initiation of treatment. Increasingly part of high quality, patient-centered care in other health care contexts, shared decision-making principles and processes provide significant opportunities for promoting initial and ongoing engagement in EBPs. Order these cards to promote the website to colleagues and all health providers.
Provider Card If possible order in multiples of 25, not to exceed 100
The Self-Directed Violence Classification System (SDVCS) Nomenclature laminated sheet contains both the decision tree and the clinical tool grid. On the front is the SDVCS decision-tree to help lead the clinician to the correct self-directed violence term. On the back are the definitions. On a separate laminated sheet is a handy grid of SDV terms. Being laminated you will never after worry about spilling coffee on this hugely popular tool!
SDVCS Nomenclature Laminated Tools (with decision tree and definitions): Not to exceed 50
The Risk Stratification Table is a tool designed to:
help providers make determinations regarding suicide risk levels with respect to severity and temporality and to
aid in suicide risk management clinical decision making.
Learn more about the
Therapeutic Risk Management of the Suicidal Patient Tool
Therapeutic Risk Management of the Suicidal Patient Tool: If possible order in multiples of 25, not to exceed 100
Rocky Mountain MIRECC’s Suicide Risk Management Consultation Program is launching a new campaign, #NeverWorryAlone, to raise awareness of the program’s expansion to include providers in the community in addition to VA providers. Help promote #NeverWorryAlone and bring this service to providers in the community serving Veterans. Order these handsome 3x5 cards to handout at your next event.
Suicide Risk Management Counsultation Program (#NeverWorryAlone) Cards: If possible order in multiples of 25, not to exceed 200
Unfortunately, the Rocky Mountain MIRECC is no longer able to produce/distribute firearm safety locks. We are saddened by this, recognizing that means safety is an important piece of suicide prevention.
As an alternative, firearm locks may be requested through the VA by contacting Kim Woehr (
VA requests will be prioritized in order to best serve Veterans. Every effort will be made to fulfill non-VA requests as availability permits.
Please visit the
VA Lethal Means Safety website for more information, training and resources.
Lastly, download the
VA Firearm Safety Lock Brochure.