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Help is one call, text, or chat away

While Suicide Prevention Awareness Month draws to a close, the operational tempo for prevention continues at rapid pace. In 2020, Maryland kicked off the US Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration/US Department of Veterans Affairs Governor’s Challenge to Prevent Service Member, Veteran and Family (SMVF) Suicide. The goal of the Governor’s Challenge is to  Read More…

National/State Suicide Prevention Initiatives

For immediate support, 24/7, call the Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255 and press 1.  Help is confidential and the line is available for veterans and their families.  Chat is also available at or text to 838255. Not sure what to expect when you call?  Find answers here: VeteransCrisisLine   Governor’s Challenge to Prevent Service  Read More…