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DSPO FY2013 Annual Report

DSPO FY2013 Annual Report DSPO's annual report for Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 details the office's evolution, goals, priority areas, and key accomplishments. DSPO's first annual report describes a range of initiatives it has led in collaboration with the Services and other public and private partners to prevent suicide among the U.S. Armed Forces.

DSPO FY2012 Annual Report

DSPO FY2012 Annual Report DSPO's annual report for Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 details the office's evolution, goals, priority areas, and key accomplishments. DSPO's first annual report describes a range of initiatives it has led in collaboration with the Services and other public and private partners to prevent suicide among the U.S. Armed Forces.

Crisis Support Guide for Families

Crisis Support Guide for Families The Defense Suicide Prevention Office has published a guide to help military family members better understand how they can assist their Service member in need. Called, "Supporting Military Families in Crisis," the guide provides family members with information on suicide warning signs and risk factors, actions to take when a family member is in crisis, and available resources to promote a healthy lifestyle and build a resilient family.

Postvention Guide

Postvention Guide DSPO helped provide guidance to the Reserve Components by assisting Reserve Affairs in authoring a Reserve Component Suicide Postvention Plan: A Toolkit for Commanders. The toolkit provides Reserve Component Commanders with a range of information about suicide and postvention, which are the response activities undertaken in the immediate aftermath of a suicide that has impacted the unit.