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Through cooperative agreements to better publicize veteran suicide prevention strategies, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced this week $10 million in new funding and technical assistance for eligible states, territories, and Tribal governments to establish, coordinate, and manage suicide mortality review committees. For more information on the funding, click on the button below.

The committees identify and characterize suicide deaths, bringing about an increase in understanding of suicide in a given local community, identification of populations or locations of special concern, and development and implementation of data-informed suicide prevention strategies for veterans. To read the VA news release in its entirety, click here or the button below.