Surveillance success stories - Vermont

Date: 2015
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)

Information

Type:  Fact Sheet/Issue Brief
Author:  Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC)
Publisher:  Education Development Center (EDC)
State:  Vermont

In 2014, Vermont’s Service Members, Veterans and Their Families Workgroup initiated a request to gather information on suicides among veterans. As part of the response, members of the Vermont Suicide Prevention Data Group (Data Group) conducted an analysis of suicides, both among veterans and among Vermont residents who had received services from state-funded mental health and substance abuse agencies. The Data Group found that these data indicated that expanding the current GLS funding to include suicide prevention across the lifespan was warranted and made a case for such expansion to key constituents.

Populations:  Adults, Youth, Military Service Members and Veterans
Settings:  Behavioral Health Care
About Suicide:  Data and Statistics
Planning and Implementing:  Policy and Legislation