• Nov 27, 2021
  • 5:50 AM

Suicide Prevention – Trainings/Resources


Help up end Veteran suicide! Learn more about preventing suicide, supporting suicide survivors, and the MANY resources Nevada has for our Veterans.

PsychArmor:

S.A.V.E. Course

Develop a general understanding of the problem of suicide in the U.S., understand how to identify a veteran who may be at risk for suicide; and know what to do if you identify a veteran at risk.  PsychArmor courses are available with no registration required on YouTube  S.A.V.E. and other training modules, or visit the PsychArmor website for the S.A.V.E. training course and click “Enroll Now”.

15 Things Veterans Want You to Know

This course will teach you 5 questions you should always ask veterans, 1 question you should never ask veterans, and 15 facts that will make your more culturally competent.

T.A.P.S. (The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors)

TAPS offers compassionate care to all those grieving the loss of a loved one who died while serving in our Armed Forces or as a result of his or her service.

Make The Connection

An online resource designed to connect Veterans, their family members and friends, and other supporters with information, resources, and solutions to issues affecting their lives.

safeTALK, ASIST, and Gatekeeper Trainings

safeTALK (3 hours)

Learn how to prevent suicide by recognizing signs, engaging someone, and connecting them to an intervention resource for further support. A skilled, supportive trainer will guide you through the course, and a community resource will be on hand to support your safety and comfort.

ASIST (2 days)

An intensive, interactive and practice-dominated course designed to help caregivers recognize and review risk, and intervene to prevent the immediate risk of suicide.

Gatekeeper (2.5 hours)

Increases one's knowledge and understanding of suicide, to recognize warning signs, to identify risk and protective factors, and to increase willingness and ability to intervene with a person at risk for suicide.

Resources
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Resources

(North) VA Medical Center
VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System
975 Kirman Avenue Reno, NV 89502
Main phone: 
775-786-7200

Mental health clinic: 775-326-2920

https://www.va.gov/sierra-nevada-health-care/

(South) VA Medical Center
VA Southern Nevada Health Care System
6900 North Pecos Road North Las Vegas, NV 89086
Main phone: 
702-791-9000

Mental health clinic: 702-791-9062

https://www.va.gov/southern-nevada-health-care/

(Eastern NV) Salt Lake City VA Medical Center

500 Foothill Boulevard Salt Lake City, UT 84148-0001

Main phone: 801-582-1565

Mental health clinic: 801-584-1217 x2321

https://www.va.gov/salt-lake-city-health-care/

Reno Vet Center
5580 Mill Street Suite 600 Reno, NV 89502

Phone: 775-323-1294

https://www.va.gov/reno-vet-center/

Las Vegas Vet Center
7455 W Washington Ave Suite 240 Las Vegas, NV 89128

Phone: 702-791-9170

https://www.va.gov/directory/guide/facility.asp?ID=492&dnum=All

Henderson Vet CenterTop of Form

400 North Stephanie, Suite 180 Henderson, NV 89014

Phone: 702-791-9100
Fax: 702-433-5713

https://www.va.gov/directory/guide/facility.asp?ID=5912&dnum=All