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Registration information for Suicide Prevention Coordinator webinar training can be found on the SPC Training page, here.

Suicide Prevention and Awareness General Military Training (GMT) is available at My Navy Portal, fulfilling annual training requirements when augmented with information on local resources and crisis response. The updated training uses realistic vignettes to generate dialogue and promote understanding of stress navigation, bystander intervention and crisis response. It is a "Category One" lesson intended to be delivered face-to-face and should be tailored to address the specific needs and resources available to the command. If you are experiencing technical difficulties accessing or downloading this training, please contact the GMT Program Manager directly at to request a file exchange.

The Department of Defense Suicide Prevention Training Competency Framework (SPTCF) has been developed through a collaboration between the Defense Suicide Prevention Office (DSPO), the Services, and other partners to serve as a framework to support standardized suicide prevention gatekeeper training and education activities and to increase suicide prevention capabilities among all stakeholders in the DoD community. The document is available to download (here). 

Resources to support locally-developed training: Tools and information found throughout this site (facts & warning signs; Every Sailor, Every Day products; informational products; crisis line information; etc.) can be used to support additional training and educational efforts. The following resources are helpful:

Visit the Informational Products section for additional tools, resources and information.

Operational Stress Control Training: OPNAVINST 6520.1A  mandates that every deploying command receive OSC skills training within six months prior to deployment. Training is delivered in-person at no cost to commands by OPNAV N171 OSC Mobile Training Teams. For more information, visit the Operational Stress Control website (here).

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