The 2016 Department of Defense Suicide Event Report (DoDSER)
The 2016 Department of Defense Suicide Event Report (DoDSER) has been released today July 2, 2018. The DoDSER Annual Report, produces a rich data regarding military suicides and medically identified suicide attempts. To view the 2016 DoDSER Report please click here.
The Department of Defense 2017 Quarterly Suicide Report
The 2017 Department of Defense 4th quarter Quarterly Suicide Report (QSR) has been released. The quarterly suicide report summarizes suicide counts and annual rates for the Active Component, Reserves, and National Guard. The purpose of the QSR is to communicate DoD suicide data to stakeholders external to DoD on a routine and frequent basis. View the report here.
White House Signs Executive Order to Improve Mental Health Resources for Transitioning Veterans: President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order at the White House to improve support for military veterans. The order directs the Homeland Security, Defense and Veterans Affairs departments to create a joint action plan within 60 days that will improve mental health and suicide prevention support for veterans.
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Warrior Care Resources
Welcome to the Defense Suicide Prevention Office's Fulfillment Center. DSPO's fulfillment center provides suicide prevention outreach and educational products for Service members, their Families, and DoD Civilians. DSPO has a variety of products to choose from such as: mousepads, backpacks, gun locks, lanyards, and more to support your organization’s efforts to help spread the word about DSPO, and its suicide prevention efforts. Thank you for raising awareness of suicide prevention in our military community. All merchandise will be sent to your military facility/POC free of charge. Click here to access the Fulfillment Center.
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The Defense Suicide Prevention Office does not provide crisis services. If you or someone you know is in crisis, contact the Veteran/Military Crisis Line for immediate assistance.