BE ENGAGED

Exposing the Gap

Being engaged is the first step to #StopOne


The phone rings, on the other end of the line a distraught caller, heavy-hearted and in crisis. Would you know what to say? Would you know the next steps to take? 


When a call just like this came in to the Veterans Resource Center, the gap of information, education and adequacy for the situation was exposed. Change was needed, and immediate actions implemented. 


Suicide rarely happens without someone related to the individual knowing "something wasn't right."

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Talking About it Matters

actively listening when someone is in crisis

1 MINUTE VIDEO 

Asking the hard questions is often the first step toward getting Veterans the support they need. You can play a vital role to help.


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Are You Ready to Listen?

Mindful listening for issues is a first step in suicide prevention

1 MINUTE VIDEO

When you ask someone how they are doing and get the response, "I'm good," do you give it a second thought? PSA from DoD and VA featuring veterans


I'm Ready

Start the Conversation

be willing o start a conversation in your community

5 MINUTE VIDEO

This video includes information and a sample conversation to help members of community organizations talk to Veterans about their emotional health, distress, or even suicide. 

I'm Willing

We Can All Prevent Suicide

Suicide prevention lifeline

10 MINUTE READ

Knowing the warning signs is one of the first steps to prevention.  


Let's Go

When Someone is at Risk

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention


10 MINUTE READ

If you think someone is contemplating suicide, assume you are the only one who will reach out. Here's how to talk with someone in crisis. In a short period of time, you'll discover suicide prevention resources are easily accessed.



LET'S GO

Be Here Tomorrow

Suicide the Ripple Effect

7 MINUTE VIDEO

Vlogger Logan Paul speaks to experts in the field. He interviews survivor Kevin Hines on his experience of hope, and what he wishes someone had said...

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