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Funded Project Details - FY2023

Project Number:

Title: Prevention of Suicide in Veterans Through Brief Intervention and Contact (VA-BIC)
Principal Investigator:

Natalie Riblet

Location: White River Junction, VT
Congressional District Code: 0
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: October 2020 - September 2025
FY 2023 Funding Amount: $298,696
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


BACKGROUND: Despite work by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to implement a package of suicide prevention strategies, suicide remains an ongoing problem among Veterans, particularly during the three months following psychiatric hospitalization. [Current evidence suggests that some of the most important contributing factors to post-hospitalization suicide risk include poor social connectedness and engagement in care in the post-discharge period. In response, we developed a promising suicid...

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