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Important Links

For more information on the Army Suicide Prevention Program:

http://www.armyg1.army.mil/hr/suicide/

For more information on the Army Ready and Resilient Campaign:

http://www.army.mil/readyandresilient

Important resources to know

for help NOW

 

Courage Beyond

couragebeyond.org

or the 24/7 crisis line 866-781-8010

 

Guard Your Buddy

guardyourbuddy.com

or the 24/7 crisis line

(855) 435-7492

 

Veterans Crisis Line/ Suicide Prevention Lifeline 24/7 crisis line

800-273-TALK

 

For Behavioral Health Resources at the State Surgeon's Office

NOT a crisis line:

615-267-7101

 

Introduction

Problems, Stressors and Resilience

Ready and Resilient Campaign (R2C) is a collection of comprehensive and far-reaching programs designed to guide the Army's efforts to build the physical, emotional and psychological resilience of the Total Force - Soldiers (Active, Reserve and National Guard), Army Civilians, and their Families, and directly enhance personal and unit readiness and help prevent suicide. As an integral component of Army’s Ready and Resilient Campaign (R2C), the Army Suicide Prevention Program improves readiness of the Army through the development and enhancement of Army Suicide Prevention Program policies, training, data collection and analysis, and strategic communications designed to minimize suicide behavior; thereby preserving mission effectiveness through individual readiness and resilience for Soldiers, Army Civilians and Family members.

 

To ensure the health and well-being of the entire team, the Army's goal is to invest in and improve the performance of every individual on the team. R2C offers strength-based, positive psychology tools to aid Soldiers, Leaders and Families in their ability to grow and thrive in the face of challenges and bounce back from adversity.  Training and information is targeted to all phases of the Soldier deployment cycle, Soldier life cycle and Soldier support system.

 

For more information on the TN Army National Guard Ready and Resilient Campaign and Suicide Prevention Program call CH (MAJ) James Saunders at 615-313-0736 or james.a.saunders.mil@mail.mil

QUESTIONS?

Contact the Joint Public Affairs Office at:  615-313-0633

 

 

CRISIS INTERVENTION

In Tennessee, if you or another Servicemember you know is in crisis, call (855) 435-7492 for assistance 24 hours a day,  7 days a week.

 

If this is a sexual assault issue, contact:

JFHQ SARC

615-313-3121

M-F 0700-1700hrs

 

Safe Helpline

(877) 995-5247

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