IF YOU ARE EXPERIENCING A CRISIS CALL:
Army G-1 Suicide Prevention Website Complete listing of Army Suicide Prevention Resources for Soldiers, DA Civilians, and Family Members. Includes:
Public service announcement by the SGM of the Army on Suicide Prevention and Stigma Reduction.
PHC Army Suicide Prevention Resources Site (AKO) All USAPHC products and materials.
The Army Suicide Prevention theme for 2012 is "A HEALTHY FORCE IS A READY FORCE". The Army is committed to the health, safety and well-being of its Soldiers, Army Civilians and Families. Leaders are encouraged to identify and eliminate all stigma-related barriers that negatively impact help-seeking behavior.
CAPTAIN AMERICA COMIC BOOK The story in this comic book is about a suicidal person. The Captain America comic book is free for downloading.
Ask, Care, Escort Suicide Intervention (ACE SI) Validation
ACE SI: "BEST PRACTICE": The ACE SI Training Program is a recognized best practice with the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC). The listing for ACE SI in the Best Practices Registry can be found at the SPRC website.
Defense Centers of Excellence Resilience and Prevention Study: ACE Suicide Intervention (ACE SI) Program Formative Data Analysis Report (Nov 2011) and EXSUM (link coming soon)
The ACE SI program is a suicide prevention training program that aims to educate service members and line leaders on how to take necessary steps to prevent suicide. The course teaches trainees to use the mnemonic 'ACE" - Ask, Care, Escort - method of preventing suicide. This report delivers the results and findings from an analysis of data from 6 trainings of the ACE SI program from July 2010 to Feb 2011.
Changes in knowledge, skills and attitudes regarding suicide prevention were assessed before and after the ACE SI program. Based on all pre/post-test responses, 89% of trainees showed statistically significant improvements. To request a copy of the report from the authors contact firstname.lastname@example.org and ask for the DCoE ACE SI report.
Ask Care Escort Suicide Intervention (ACE-SI) Training
Good Charlotte music video
ACE Suicide Awareness briefing for Soldiers (AKO)
Suicide Awareness briefing for Leaders (AKO)
Suicide Awareness briefing for DA Civilians (AKO)
Suicide Awareness briefing for Families (AKO)
DVD of the Terry Bradshaw and Gary Sinise videos can be ordered from DoD Defense Imagery
United States Army Public Health Command Products
USAPHC suicide prevention products: Brochures, tip cards, posters and more are available from the Health Information Products e-Catalog. Some of the available products are listed below:
A Leader's Guide to Suicide Prevention
(can be downloaded and reproduced)
For questions or comments, please contact us.
Call HPW 410-436-4656, DSN 584 and ask for the Suicide Prevention subject matter expert or
Email email@example.com and indicate 'suicide prevention' in the subject line.