Suicide Prevention and Safety Planning for the Veteran Community

This feature webinar was held on Thursday, 14 November at 7.15pm to 8.30pm AEDST

This webinar explores current American and Australian research and perspectives on suicide prevention and safety planning.  Participants will learn tips and take-away tools to assist in safety planning in the veteran community.

Through a facilitated panel discussion, at the completion of the webinar participants will:

•    have increased knowledge of current U.S and Australian research and how it informs suicide prevention initiatives; 

•    be better able to recognise and respond to risk indicators, warning signs and protective factors for suicide in the veteran community;

•    have increased understanding of how safety planning can be used to support veterans who are at risk of suicide, have experienced suicide ideation and/or attempted suicide; and

•    have access to and know how to use some of the tools and resources that are available to assist with safety planning in the veteran community.

The webinar can be streamed from YouTube. An audio-only version is also available for download. The following resources can be downloaded: