Behavioral Health
Suicide Prevention 

Courage to Help


IF YOU ARE EXPERIENCING A CRISIS CALL
:

  • 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
  • Press '1' for the Military Crisis Line       
  • Text to 838255
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Army G-1 Suicide Prevention WebsiteExternal Link   

Complete listing of Army Suicide Prevention Resources for Soldiers, DA Civilians, and Family Members.  Includes:

Ask, Care, Escort Suicide Intervention (ACE SI) Validation

ACE SI card front

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.External Link

 


ACE SI card back

Ask Care Escort (ACE) Training External Link 

ACE Suicide Intervention Training (AKO)

ACE Suicide Awareness Briefing for Soldiers (AKO)

ACE Suicide Awareness Briefing for Leaders (AKO)

ACE Suicide Prevention Training for DA Civilians (AKO)

ACE Suicide Prevention Training for Families (AKO)

ACE-SI Four Hour CourseExternal Link (AKO)

 ACE-SI Facilitators Handbook for Active and Reserve Component  

 ACE-SI Slides for Active Component 

 ACE Slides for Reserve Component

Good Charlotte music video

DVD of the Terry Bradshaw and Gary Sinise videos can be ordered from DoD Defense Imagery External Link 

United States Army Public Health Command Products

USAPHC suicide prevention products: Brochures, tip cards, and posters are available from the Health Information Products e-Catalog.  Available products are listed below:

Suicide Prevention Brochure: A Leader's Guide to Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention Tip Cards (can be downloaded and reproduced)

Suicide Prevention Tip Cards for Families

Suicide Prevention Posters

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 
usarmy.apg.medcom-phc.mbx.hpw-webcontacts@mail.mil and indicate 'suicide prevention' in the subject line.

Suicidology Research

The relationship of childhood abuse to impulsivity and suicidal behavior in adults with major depression External Link
American Journal of Psychiatry 158:1871-1877, November 2001

 Screening for Mental Health

The Mental Health Self Assessment Program™ External Link provides interactive and in-person self-assessments and referrals including information about mental health services provided through the Department of Defense and Veterans Affairs.

Resources

A video/DVD, “A Different Kind of Courage” External Link is available which promotes psychological and mental health by seeking assistance.

Soldiers, Stress and Depression: Profiles in Personal Courage External Link
Produced by Command Surgeon's Office, Training and Doctrine Command, with message from TRADOC's deputy commanding general for initial military training/commanding general of U.S. Army Accessions Command

A winning drive against depression External Link
Terry Bradshaw's story of his fight against depression

SurvivorExternal Link (SPRC Audience Page)
Suicide Prevention Resource Center, 2005
From the SPRC Information by Audience. A web page created for survivors, which contains information on how to help themselves as well as others who have lost a loved one to suicide.

Suicide Awareness Event Resource Kit External Link
Suicide Prevention Resource Center and Suicide Prevention Action Network USA, 2004
A resource kit that provides a logistics planning guide and general and state specific materials to help you organize, plan and conduct a successful event to raise awareness about suicide and suicide prevention.

Surviving a Suicide Loss: A Financial Guide External Link
American Foundation of Suicide Prevention & National Endowment for Financial Education, 2004
A web site for survivors who have lost a spouse, parent, child, or other loved one to suicide and need to make financial decisions regarding their loss.

American Association of Suicidology (AAS) External Link                  The American Association of Suicidology is an education and resource organization whose goal is to understand and prevent suicide.

National Resource Directory External Link                              Connecting Wounded Warriors, Service Members, Veterans, Their Families and Caregivers with Those Who Support Them