Crisis Tips & Resources
Flags of Honor Escorts
Flag For 22 highlights Suicide Awareness
It gives voice to the hidden wounds of the
22 US veterans who succumb to suicide each day.
Image: Founder, David "Mac" McElroy
with Heidi "Blue" Hansing and the
Remembrance Flag, August 2020.
Every day, 22 US veterans succumb to suicide.
Globally, according to the World Health Organization:
- Every 40 seconds, someone succumbs to suicide, this is 800,000 each year
- For each suicide, 20 more attempt suicide
- Suicide is the world's second leading cause of death for 15-29-year-olds
We must do better.
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- US National Suicide Prevention lifeline and Military Crisis Line
- 800-273-TALK (800-273-8255)
- A trained mental health professional is one call or one click away
- free for active duty, reserve and guard members—and their families and friends
- International Crisis Centre resources: https://www.iasp.info/resources/Crisis_Centres/
- International Suicide Hotlines: http://www.suicide.org/international-suicide-hotlines.html
- World Health Organization resources: https://www.who.int/health-topics/suicide
Zoom for Virtual Presenters
- PPT: Zoom for Virtual Presenters PDF
- Closed Captioning Transcript
- Video: Zoom for Virtual Presenters
Grateful to these folks for sharing their expertise:
- Gina Carr's Resource List
- Terry Brock, CSP, CPAE's Resource List
- Dave Bricker's Storytelling Expertise
Dr. Red Shoe's Favorites
Crisis Preparedness & Response
Are you ready?
- Prep for the Big Five Crisis Handout
- American Red Cross Essential Steps to Preparedness
- Emergency Ready
- Homeland Security Ready Kit
- American Red Cross: Reasons to Prepare
- ERG, Emergency Response Hazardous Materials Guidebook
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