Sunday, September 05, 2010

September is Army Suicide Prevention Month

From   STAND-TO!   September is Army Suicide Prevention Month

from the link:   "The Army will demonstrate our ongoing commitment to enhancing Health Promotion / Risk Reduction / Suicide Prevention (HP/RR/SP) programs for Soldiers, Department of the Army (DA) civilians, and families by observing Army Suicide Prevention Month, Sept. 1 - 30, 2010, in conjunction with National Suicide Prevention Week, Sept. 5 - 11, 2010. Suicide Prevention Month is an Army-wide opportunity to raise awareness, understanding, and use of Army HP/RR/SP programs among our key internal and external audiences."

Resources

1-800-273-TALK (8255) National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (crisis intervention)





1-800-342-9647 Military OneSource (Resource Information)

Check out the link.....Why?......"Over 160 Active-duty Soldiers committed suicide during 2009, continuing a five-year trend of increasing suicides in the Army.".....
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