National strategy for preventing veteran suicide, 2018–2028

Date: 2018
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)


Type:  Guidelines/Recommendations
Author:  U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
Publisher:  Author

The VA developed the National Strategy for Preventing Veteran Suicide in alignment with the 2012 National Strategy for Suicide Prevention. The purpose is to provide a framework for identifying priorities and organizing efforts for Veteran suicide prevention over the next several years. Data and figures referred to in this strategy reflect the most current, publicly available data at the time of publication. 

Populations:  Military Service Members and Veterans
About Suicide:  Data and Statistics, Behavioral Health Disorders, Substance Abuse, Suicidal Thoughts and Behavior, Attempts
Planning and Implementing:  Overview of Suicide Prevention
Strategies:  Overview of Strategies