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Department of Veterans Affairs

Supportive and Educated Families of ptsd/tbi

If more resources (such as counseling, support groups, peer support groups, peer mentors) were available to spouses and families of new veterans with ptsd and/or TBI, the veteran would have a decreased need for hospital stays, respite care, medications, lower divorce rates, lower suicide attempts or completions etc. If we can train and support the WIVES AND CHILDREN of our new combat veterans they can better support our... more »

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homeless veterans with suicidal thoughts

a great many veterans with housing tend to utilize the hospital system for a place to stay while waiting for permanent housing. they report suicidal thoughts as a way to gain admission. there are many who get involved with a revolving door, being admitted, discharged, readmitted, etc... the hospital stays require a lot of manpower and money. it may be more beneficial to identify these patients and set up an emergency... more »

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Proactive Psychoeducation on PTSD & Depression to Veterans

There is an ever increasing critical need to provide easier access, quality information, and state-of-the art treatment to our Veterans of all ages and military era regarding traumatic anxiety, PTSD, suicidality, and depression symptoms. My idea is to offer more flexible and assessible ways in which to provide educational and treatment options regarding these types of problems to our Veterans and their families. I am... more »

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National Suicide & Prevention Proposal

As Psychologist,USS CONSTELLATION, I provided suicide awareness & prevention on ship’s TV & would start & end each monthly segment with, You can always apologize later if you embarrass someone, but you can’t bring anyone back from the dead. If you took someone over to medical worried about an indication of intent for self or other harm, you can always apologize later if it turns out they were just joking
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