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The required Suicide Prevention General Military Training (GMT) and Lesson Plan ​are now available for download here​. Additional training resources can be found in the Command & Leaders section of the website.

New Suicide Prevention Program Instruction

OPNAVINST 1720.4B​ has recently been signed detailing Navy Suicide Prevention Program policy and procedural updates. This instruction highlights requirements of the Sailor Assistance and Intercept for Life (SAIL) Program, updated guidance​ on the Department of Defense Suicide Event Report (DoDSER), requirements for suicide prevention program managers (SPPM) at echelon 2 and 3 commands, explains suicide prevention coordinator (SPC) roles and responsibilities, and provides guidance on reducing access to lethal means. 


 In this month’s issue: “The Critical Links Between Sleep and Health,”  July Plan of the Week notes, “Eating to Boost Energy and Stay Alert” and more.

FY-20 1 Small ACT Toolkit

The new FY-20 1 Small ACT Toolkit includes facts about suicide prevention, social media content and graphics, engagement and event ideas, sample plan of the week notes and additional resources to promote a culture supportive of psychological health, emotional wellness, protective factors, connectedness and seeking help on a local level. Download it here. Find other resources to support local action throughout the year on the Every Sailor, Every Day > Get Involved page.​ Subscribe to our distribution list to be notified when new products are available and follow us on FacebookTwitter and Wordpress for daily tips to help you be there for Every Sailor, Every Day.
2019 Navy Suicide Prevention Handbook
The ​Suicide Prevention Handbook is an accessible, comprehensive guide for the Navy community and is designed to serve as a ready reference for policy requirements, program guidance and educational tools to strengthen local suicide prevention efforts. Download it here.



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