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New Strategy Outlines Five Priorities for Reducing Military and Veteran Suicide

Suicide among service members, veterans, and their families is a public health and national security crisis. The Biden-Harris Administration announced a series of priority goals and executive actions that will drive suicide prevention efforts moving forward. These goals are outlined in a new national strategy.

Reducing Military and Veteran Suicide: Advancing a Comprehensive, Cross-Sector, Evidence-Informed Public Health Strategy (PDF | 442 KB)

Congratulations to the 11 states and 4 territories who have accepted the VA/SAMHSA Governor's Challenge to Prevent Suicide Among Service Members, Veterans, and their Families and are now moving on to the Implementation Phase (year 2) in the process. These teams are Alaska, Connecticut, Delaware, Guam, Indiana, North Dakota, New Mexico, U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Hawaii, Iowa, Maine, Nebraska, Puerto Rico, and Vermont.

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Last Updated: 12/21/2022