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Veteran Suicide Prevention and Recovery in the Face of COVID-19

Date: Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Time: 9:00 AM- 3:00 PM (MST)  
Location: Virtual
Web Site: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/veteran-suicide-prevention-recovery-in-the-face-of-covid-19-tickets-117675872703
   
 
Opening Remarks
9:30 am - 10:00 am
 
Connectedness
10:00 am - 11:00 am
COVID-19 has disrupted how people connect. Explore innovative strategies from Veteran Service Organizations (VSO) for Service Members, Veterans and their families to stay connected.
 
Peer Support & Resiliency
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Resiliency is more important than ever to maintaining a positive wellbeing. Learn how Peer Mentorship, resources and tools like apps support mental health and recovery.
 
Break
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
 
Safety Planning & Lethal Means Safety
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Having a plan to stay safe before a crisis hits and safely storing firearms are proven suicide prevention methods. This panel covers safety conversations and enhanced coping skills during COVID-19.
 
Postvention: Loss, Bereavement & Support
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Learn how bereavement organizations and communities have adapted support of those grieving from suicide loss amid the impact of the pandemic. Coping resources will be offered.