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First Responders Understanding our Veterans: Mental Health, Risk of Suicide

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Houston VA Medical Center

2002 Holcombe Boulevard

Room 4A-300

Houston, TX

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Understanding our Veterans; Mental Health and Suicide Prevention

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Join us for an 8 hour presentation by Department of Veterans Affairs Police and Mental Health specialists. This training aims to improve First Responders engagement with Veterans in Crisis, teaches audience about Post Deployment issues combat Vets may experience upon returning home, focusing on Mental Health, Post Traumatic Stress (PTSD) and Suicide Prevention.

This training also provides an opportunity to connect First Responders who are also Veterans

Program Outline:

  • Adjustment considerations.
  • PTSD and other clinical issues.
  • De-Escalation and practical tips.
  • Real Life Scenarios
  • Stigma and Suicide Prevention for both Veterans and the First Responder.
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Houston VA Medical Center

2002 Holcombe Boulevard

Room 4A-300

Houston, TX

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