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Beginning Suicide Prevention Month

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  • By 17th Training Wing Public Affairs
  • 17th Training Wing Public Affairs

Today is the start of Suicide Prevention Month. The slogan for the month is “Connect To Protect,” which emphasizes connections—to family, friends, the community, and the unit. Visit the Defense Suicide Prevention Office’s Suicide Prevention Month page to download resources you can share on your social channels, including a tip sheet for how to use Suicide Prevention Month materials, graphics, blogs, and more. #SPM20

Keep a lookout for Connection Tuesday material coming this month!

Connection and inclusion are key in suicide prevention. Having social connections you can count on and a sense you belong can be a protective factor against suicide.

 For the month of September, we encourage everyone to reach out to three individuals every Tuesday-- "Connection Tuesday."