Year: 2010 Source: Washington, DC: Department of Defense, (August 2010). 233p. SIEC No: 20100841

This report details the research, results, & recommendations of the Department of Defense Task Force on the Prevention of Suicide by Members of the Armed Forces resulting from a year-long review of data, studies, programs, & discussions with service members, their families, & their caregivers. 49 findings & 76 associated recommendations are discussed. Findings fall into 4 primary focus ares: organization & leadership; wellness enhancement & training; access to, & delivery of, quality care; & surveillance, investigations, & research. The findings in each area drive a set of strategic initiatives & for each of these, there is a set of targeted, actionable recommendations.