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First Responders understanding Veterans: Mental Health & Suicide Prevention

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Baltimore VA Medical Center

10 North Greene Street

Baltimore, MD 21201

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Veterans: What First Responders need to know.

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Join us for a presentation by Mental Health and VA Police from the Department of Veterans Affairs. Training provides information, education and insights about specific issues related to combat Veterans, suicide prevention and VA services. Training is specifically geared towards context with First Responders. This training also provides an opportunity to connect First Responders who are also Veterans themselves. Training inculdes education, videos, discussion and real life scenarios as learning tools.

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  1. Introductions
  2. Post Deployment adjustments, PTSD, Women in the Military, etc.
  3. De-Escalation and practical tips
  4. Suicide Prevention and Law Enforcement Response
  5. Addressing the Stigma of Mental Health
  6. Help for First Responders under stress
  7. Suicide by Cop
  8. VA & Non VA programs and resources

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Baltimore VA Medical Center

10 North Greene Street

Baltimore, MD 21201

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