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Suggested social media message: September marks the beginning of Suicide Prevention Month. Visit our toolkit for products for you and your organization to promote suicide prevention resources: https://health.mil/Military-Health-Topics/MHS-Toolkits/Suicide-Prevention #ConnectToProtect”


Suicide Prevention Resources Infographic

Suggested social media message: “Reach out for support. These clinical and nonclinical resources are available if you’re experiencing mental health issues. https://health.mil/News/In-the-Spotlight/Mental-Health-is-Health-Care


Suicide Prevention Infographic

Suggested social media message: "Seeking help early can help prevent a crisis. Learn more about the treatment options and resources available to get help: www.health.mil/HereForYou #ConnectToProtect "


Suicide Prevention Infographic

Suggested social media message: “Don’t wait until you’re in crisis. Get help early if you’re struggling with mental health issues https://www.tricare.mil/mentalhealth. #ConnectToProtect”


Help is Available Clinical Treatments Work

Suggested social media message: "September is #SuicidePreventionMonth. Recovery from suicide related thoughts or behaviors is possible. Often taking small steps to address problems early can make a big difference. Learn more about treatment options available: https://www.health.mil/Military-Health-Topics/Centers-of-Excellence/Psychological-Health-Center-of-Excellence/PHCoE-Clinician-Resources/Suicide-Risk/Treatment-for-Suicide-related-Thoughts-and-Behaviors #ConnectToProtect"


What does suicide look like? It looks like the friends, family members and co-workers who are left behind.

Suggested social media message: "Treatment works - get help early to address mental health conditions before they worsen. www.health.mil/HereForYou #ConnectToProtect"


Suicide Prevention Infographic

Suggested social media message: “Don’t wait until you’re in crisis to get help. www.health.mil/HereForYou #ConnectToProtect"


Suicide Prevention Infographic

Suggested social media message: “If you are struggling with depression, anxiety, or other mental health issues, there are nonclinical resources available. https://health.mil/Military-Health-Topics/Centers-of-Excellence/Psychological-Health-Center-of-Excellence/Psychological-Health-Readiness/Chaplains-and-Mental-Health
#ConnectToProtect”


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Photo By Tech. Sgt. Victor J. Caputo | September is Suicide Prevention Month, with September 5 through 11 marking National Suicide Prevention Week. While it is every Airman's duty to watch out for their wingmen, it is also important for Airmen to understand the vast amount of resources available to them if they are experiencing their own personal crisis. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Tech. Sgt. Victor J. Caputo)

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