Service Members, Veterans, and their Families Technical Assistance (SMVF TA) Center
The Crisis Intercept Mapping process for SMVF Suicide Prevention is designed to help communities strengthen the delivery of evidence-based suicide prevention policies and practices for SMVF during a time of crisis.
Technical assistance is available to states, territories, and local communities through the following types of activities:
Through its Governor's and Mayor's Challenges, SAMHSA and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs support the implementation of a public health approach for the prevention of suicide among service members, veterans, and their families. These efforts help states and communities develop the capacity to implement interagency military/civilian action plans grounded in evidence-based suicide prevention practices.
The SMVF TA Center works with other agencies and groups to improve behavioral health services and supports for veterans and their families including: