Initially this area will be addressing the collection of available data regarding Veteran suicide deaths and suicide attempts. Seeking increased data capture by mental health agencies, law enforcement and justice systems regarding Veteran self-injury, harm, and risk taking behaviors.

We are a stand to connect researchers that are doing important work to create a better understanding of Veteran Suicide. Below is a collection of sites and links that offer the latest research being done on Military & Veteran Suicide, PTSD, and Moral Injury:

VA National Suicide Data Report

The 2005-2016 report (updated Sept 2018) from the Suicide Prevention Program of our Federal VA.

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DoD Quarterly Suicide Report

The Department of Defense (DoD) Quarterly Suicide Report (QSR) summarizes suicide counts and annual rates for the Active Component, Reserves, and National Guard.

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Military Suicide Research Consortium

As part of the Department of Defense’s comprehensive suicide prevention strategy, the MSRC, will research the causes and prevention of suicide. The MSRC's research will assist in the development of more effective prevention interventions, risk assessment methods and treatments to decrease suicide. Findings will provide the scientific basis for suicide prevention policy recommendations and clinical practice guidelines.

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National Strategy for Suicide Prevention

A 2012 report of the U.S. Surgeon General and of the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention

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Moral Injury Recognition and Care

Center for Deployment Psychology 2017 Presentation by William Nash, M.D.

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PTSD Research Quarterly on Moral Injury

National Center for PTSD Research 2012 report on Moral Injury in the Context of War

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