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For GMTs and presentations: The Suicide Prevention GMT ("Ask Care Treat") is available through Navy Knowledge Online. We encourage commands to augment this presentation with additional focus on resilience and Operational Stress Control. Suggestions include discussion of the relationships between stress navigation and...

  • A sense of community, belonging and purpose
  • Peer and organizational support; seeking help as a sign of strength
  • Fitness, nutrition, and physical health; financial readiness; relationships
  • Minimizing the potential for impulsive behavior and self-harm through responsible  alcohol use and abstinence from illegal drugs/self-medicating

In addition to the resources found on this site (risk & protective factors, warning signs, crisis line information) the following are useful tools to support training and awareness:

Navy Suicide Prevention fact sheets

Navy Operational Stress Control Blog

Principles of Resilience and Stress Control

2012 Navy Suicide Prevention PSA video contest winners*

PRC (AW/IDW/EXW) Kelsey's Personal Story (video)*

Operational Stress Control Stress Zone PSAs* (Green, Yellow, Orange, Red)

New! Confidential Communications with Navy Chaplains Facts and FAQs

Techniques of Teaching Brief - PDF

Visit the Links & Resources section for additional tools and information.

*YouTube access required

Useful Resources for Suicide Prevention Coordinators and Command Leadership: In addition to Suicide Prevention Coordinator training via webinar, the following tools are useful to ensure compliance with OPNAVINST 1720.4a policy.

Navy Leaders Guide for Managing Sailors in Distress

Commanding Officer's Suicide Prevention and Response Toolbox

Suicide Prevention Program Check List

Crisis Response Plan Checklist

Suicide Postvention Brief - PDF

Reporting Requirements Flow Chart - PDF

Frontline Supervisors Training: Manual for Instructors & Students

Frontline Supervisor's Training: Assisting Personnel in Distress

Suicide Prevention and Operational Stress Control Program prodcuts are also available for ordering through the Naval Logistics Library (here).


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