Suicide Prevention Takes One Small Act to Save a Life

From U.S. Pacific Fleet Public Affairs This week, we talked with Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Adm. Scott Swift and Fleet Master Chief Suz Whitman to discuss suicide prevention, the need to create a resilient workforce and eliminate barriers that prevent Sailors from seeking help. “September is Suicide Prevention Month, but suicide prevention is a year-round …

Suicide Prevention: Strengthening our Navy Team Together

By Rear Adm. Ann Burkhardt Director, 21st Century Sailor Office Suicide is a tragedy that extends beyond individual Sailors. It affects divisions, commands and the entire Navy family. Each loss is one too many. While much work has been done to understand the underlying causes of suicide, it is a complex issue that confronts our society …

Suicide Prevention: Strengthening our Navy Team Together

By Rear Adm. Ann Burkhardt Director, 21st Century Sailor Office Suicide is a tragedy that extends beyond individual Sailors. It affects divisions, commands and the entire Navy family. Each loss is one too many. While much work has been done to understand the underlying causes of suicide, it is a complex issue that confronts our society …