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Sept. 27, 2022

Suicide Awareness Month at JBLE

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, which marks a time to raise awareness and promote discussion of this often taboo and stigmatized subject.

Oct. 22, 2020

JBLE teams up to fight suicide

Members of Joint Base Langley-Eustis conducted a “No Suicide on my Watch” fitness challenge to promote suicide awareness on Oct. 14 at various locations around the Fort Eustis installation.

March 19, 2019

Bridging the gap with A.S.I.S.T

A group of multi-service Sexual Assault Response Coordinators and Victim Advocates from various military organizations throughout the Hampton Roads area met for a two-day Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training workshop held the at the Fort Eustis Chapel.

March 7, 2018

Green Dot training focuses on prevention

In the past few years, Air Force Airmen and civilian employees have seen a major shift in annual required training on topics involving suicide and sexual assault prevention. Now in its third year, the Green Dot training program focuses more on prevention and bystander intervention of all types of violence, including interpersonal and self-inflicted violence.

Sept. 13, 2016

Every Airman plays a role in suicide prevention

The Air Force is determined to prevent suicide, but an Airman doesn’t need to be a specialist or doctor to do that. Sometimes all it takes is starting a conversation. Everyone has a role to play. That’s a key part of the Defense Department’s #BeThere campaign, which encourages making a difference through every day connections.

Sept. 13, 2016

Suicide Awareness: Families celebrate, honor, remember

Virginia Beach Mayor, Will Sessoms and volunteers lead the Out of the Darkness Community Walk with honor at Mount Trashmore Park, Virginia Beach, Va., Sept. 10, 2016. Participants walked 4,097 steps to celebrate, honor and remember victims of suicide. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Daylena S. Ricks)