Increasing Help-Seeking Behavior Among Transitioning Veterans at Risk for Suicide with Online Gatekeeper Training: A Pilot Study of PsychArmor S.A.V.E.
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Health Services R&D
October 2020 -
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Background: Suicide is an urgent public health crisis, and transitioning Veterans (those who have recently separated from the military) are a high-risk group for suicide. A key component to advancing suicide prevention efforts among at-risk Veterans is to address low levels of help-seeking and engagement in treatment, including Veterans Health Administration (VHA) care. Veterans are most likely to disclose suicidal thoughts to their close supports—family members, friends, and their peers. Howeve...