Home » Posts tagged with "suicide prevention"

VA National Cemeteries Offer Pre-Need Eligibility Determinations

In honor and memory of the veterans and civilian men, women and children who died during the attack on Pearl Harbor, Honolulu, Hawaii, December 7, 1942, a day that will live in infamy. Sedona AZ (December 7, 2016) –  The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced it now provides eligibility determinations for interment in a VA national cemetery prior to the time of need. Through the... 

ADOT to Install Suicide Deterrent Fencing on Midgley Bridge

A rendering of the barrier in the design stage of the Sedona bridge project. Sedona AZ (December 1, 2016) – In partnership with Sedona, the U.S. Forest Service and Coconino County, the Arizona Department of Transportation will add protective fencing over the next few weeks to Midgley Bridge along State Route 89A. The city of Sedona sought ADOT’s help after four people committed suicide from... 

Electronic Medical Records Hold Clues to Suicide Risk

LeAnn Shipp, a nurse at the San Diego VA Medical Center, is using VA’s electronic medical record. VA researchers are studying how to best use the records to boost suicide prevention. Photo by Kevin Walsh Sedona AZ (September 6, 2013) – Natural language processing — part of the technology that makes Google work — could help VA detect suicide risk among Veterans. That’s the idea behind... 

Veterans Are You Feeling Hopeless or Thinking About Suicide?

Sedona AZ (February 25, 2013) – The Veterans Crisis Line is a toll-free, confidential resource that connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Veterans Administration responders. Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1.  Call the VA Crisis Line — 1-800-273-8255 — Now! You can chat online at www.VeteransCrisisLine.net.  Or... 
Copyright © 2008-2015 · Sedona Eye · All Rights Reserved · Posts · Comments · Facebook · Twitter ·