Upstate, SC Update

America's Warrior Partnership

The Upstate South Carolina Operation Deep Dive team and our community partners have transitioned into Phase II of the study. We are now accepting referrals, conducting sociocultural autopsy interviews, and taking strategic steps to ensure that behavioral health resources for veterans exist in our community. At Upstate Warrior Solution, Ali Casey, Community Lead, and the UWS team are completing informational interviews with local behavioral health partners and therapists to determine who provides services that fit the needs of our local veterans. During the interviews, we successfully discovered licensed therapists in Pickens, Greenville, and Oconee Counties who also served in the military. Our goal …

Las Vegas Update

America's Warrior Partnership

The Las Vegas Mayor’s Challenge team is committed to helping service members transitioning from uniformed service into civilian life.  The challenges facing service members in transition to Veteran status have placed them at a higher risk for suicide.  Reducing these risk factors by addressing the challenges of employment, financial, educational, health care, and social disconnect was a priority for our community partners when organizing our recent Veterans Expo.  The Las Vegas Veteran’s, service members and their families who joined us in October experienced a …

Cincinnati, OH Update

America's Warrior Partnership

We’ve been working hard here in Cincinnati to create a new veteran collaborative in our community! Our community team lead, Scott Robinson, has been looking into avenues and options to get this collaborative off of the ground. Our hope is to bring individuals to the table who are invested in veteran well-being in our community, specifically those who are interested in veteran suicide prevention. …

Houston Community Update

America's Warrior Partnership

We have quite a few updates to share since our last community update!   First, we would like to give a shout out to the Galveston County Medical Examiner’s Office for sharing data dating back to 2014. This is a huge success for OpDD, and we are elated to share this data back to the broader community.   Along these lines, Monique …

Phoenix Community Update

America's Warrior Partnership

As of the beginning of December, The Phoenix Community has thus far completed two interviews, on the same case, and will be completing the third interview next week. As a result, we will be able to close our first case which is an exciting milestone that we are celebrating with the utmost respect and gratitude for our community coming together to …