DoD TRICARE Webinar to Discuss Suicide Prevention, Wednesday, October 28th

TRICARE is hosting a webinar to continue the conversation about suicide prevention on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at noon EST.

No prior registration is required. Participants are invited to join us using the following access link: https://conference.apps.mil/webconf/SuicidePrevention. Audience members must avoid sharing personal health information when asking a question. Questions will be answered immediately following the presentation.

The Department of Defense takes suicide very seriously and is actively working to reduce the number of suicides.

The featured speaker for this event is CAPT Robert DeMartino, MD, USPHS.

CAPT DeMartino is the Director of Mental Health Policy for DoD’s Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs.  He provides DoD-wide coordination of policy and initiatives on mental health, including combat stress control, substance misuse, suicide prevention, mental health surveillance and other mental health initiatives.