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Tuesday, January 12, 2010

VA Secretary Shinseki Delivers Keynote at Suicide Prevention Conference

Yesterday, VA Secretary Eric Shinseki delivered the keynote at the VA/DoD suicide-prevention conference at the Capitol Hill Hyatt Regency in Washington.

AMVETS is on hand at the conference today to participate in breakout sessions ranging from collaborative assessment and management of suicide, rural and remote veterans' mental health care, substance abuse and suicide, social media and suicide prevention, and ongoing research within VA and DoD.

American Veteran Online will continue to follow the conference, reporting on developments throughout the week.

(Video: Pentagon Channel video of Shinseki's address discussing military and veterans' suicide.)

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