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Upcoming Webinar: "Connecting the Dots: New and Updated Resources for Tailored Suicide Prevention Efforts"
In collaboration with Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center's Health Promotion and Wellness Department, Navy Suicide Prevention will co-host a webinar to discuss new and updated suicide prevention resources. This webinar is targeted to a wide audience including command suicide prevention coordinators, transient personnel unit staff, chaplains, first responders, primary care and behavioral health providers, and Navy and Marine Corps health professionals, health educators and health promotion coordinators. Visit the HPW Webinars page to learn more about the webinar and visit the HPW September Toolbox for relevant suicide prevention resources.
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Pledge to ACT
As part of Suicide Prevention Month and the continuous effort to support Every Sailor, Every Day, N171 has launched "Pledge to ACT." This voluntary and confidential online pledge encourages all Sailors, families and the entire Navy community to take actions to build personal resilience, provide ongoing support to shipmates, and intervene if others are showing signs of distress. The pledge will be active from 1 - 30 September and can be taken by visiting https://survey.max.gov/index.php/437524/lang-en or by clicking the image to the left.
2014 Suicide Prevention Month
The theme of 2014 Suicide Prevention Month is Every Sailor, Every Day, focusing on ongoing actions to build trust and meaningful connections with peers. More information and resources for commands are available on the Suicide Prevention Month page, which will be updated throughout the month. Don't miss out on the latest resources - follow www.NavyNavStress.com and www.facebook.com/navstress for more Suicide Prevention Month updates!
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