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VA SAVE Training

VA S.A.V.E. Training will help you act with care and compassion if you encounter a Veteran who is in crisis.

● Date and time - Friday, October 13 · 1 - 2pm EDT

● Location - Online

● Length - 1 hour

● The acronym S.A.V.E. helps you remember the important steps involved in suicide prevention:

○ S: Signs of suicidal thinking should be recognized.

○ A: Ask the most important question of all — “Are you thinking of killing yourself?”

○ V: Validate the Veteran’s experience.

○ E: Encourage treatment and Expedite getting help.

● Training facilitated by Suicide Prevention Coordinator Ashley Maynard, LCSW from the

Roudebush VA Medical Center.

SAVE Flyer 2023
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