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Nov. 12, 2020

Secretary Wilkie Thanks President Trump for Making “988” America’s New National Suicide Prevention Number

Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie released the following statement after President Trump signed the National Suicide Hotline Designation Act:

“People in distress and in need of timely care should face the fewest obstacles possible to get help. The bill President Trump signed today will soon make it easier for those at risk to be quickly connected to a trained responder and will help save lives.”

Recovery Reinvented Online Event

Oct. 28, 2020

Free and Open to Everyone

The fourth annual Recovery Reinvented is right around the corner! Governor Doug Burgum and First Lady Kathryn invite you and your connections to participate in this special day-long online event on Oct. 28, 2020, at RecoveryReinvented.com.

ND Governor Doug Burgum signs proclamation establishing September 10, 2020 as Veteran and Military Suicide Prevention Awareness Day.

As part of President Trump's Executive Order 13861 calling for the development of a comprehensive plan to empower veterans and end suicide through coordinated suicide prevention efforts which is known as PREVENTS. 

See Proclamation

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ND Department of Veterans Affairs (NDDVA) Announces the “Commissioners Challenge” on Suicide Prevention as part of National Suicide Prevention Month in September

Fargo, N.D. (September 2020) – The North Dakota Commissioner of Veterans Affairs is challenging all North Dakota Citizens to accept the Challenge of completing the S.A.V.E. training to help prevent Veteran suicides.

July 7, 2020, 07:23:00 AM

WASHINGTON – The White House and Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today launched the REACH national public health campaign aimed at empowering all Americans to play a critical role in preventing suicide. 

AMVETS Post #9 will host veteran suicide awareness and prevention seminar on December 16, 2019 at 7PM.

Federal VA to host Veteran and Family Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Information Fair in Jamestown.

The event will be held at the All Vets Club located at 116 1st Street East in Jamestown.

Presentations will include:

  • PTSD Family Education
  • Suicide Prevention Training
  • Project New Hope

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ND Department of Veterans Affairs (NDDVA) Announces the “Commissioners Challenge” on Suicide Prevention

The Minot Vet Center will be CLOSED Sept. 24-28 due to moving to their new location in Southside Plaza at 3300 S. Broadway, Minot ND 58701. They will reopen at their new location on Oct. 1.

 

The Minot Vet Center will also have FREE FLU SHOTS for VA-enrolled Veterans available at their new location on Oct. 11 and 18, from 12 to 4 p.m.

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