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UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS MARINE CORPS SUICIDE PREVENTION PROGRAM (MCSPP)

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UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS MARINE CORPS SUICIDE PREVENTION PROGRAM (MCSPP)

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  1. UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS MARINE CORPS SUICIDE PREVENTION PROGRAM (MCSPP) MARCH 2009 ALL-HANDS TRAINING

  2. Suicide Prevention Insert Commanding General Video

  3. Current Situation • Rate in decline since 1997 • 41 Marines in Calendar Year 2008 • Why the increase? • Cannot afford to sleep any longer.

  4. Current Situation Marine Deaths by Suicide CY 2008

  5. Current Situation • Marine Corps is mostly: • White • Male • Young • E1 – E5 • Who’s at risk? • Everyone!

  6. Current Situation Increase over the last 2 years Not necessarily linked to deployment Number of Suicides

  7. Top 5 Suicide Associated Stressors • Romantic relationship problems (49%) 2. Work related problems (34%) 3. Pending negative legal or administrative action (33%) 4. Physical health problem (33%) 5. Job dissatisfaction (28%)

  8. BODY HEART HEAD BUDDY RIFLE Weapons Ready Model

  9. Weapons Ready Model HEAD Risky Behavior Negative Thinking Legal Financial

  10. Weapons Ready Model HEART Aggressive Behavior Humiliation Relationships Hopeless

  11. Drugs Weapons Ready Model BODY Diet Sleep Alcohol

  12. Weapons Ready Model BUDDY Withdraw Prized Possessions

  13. Weapons Ready Model RIFLE Your rifle’s not ready if you are preoccupied in other ways. Your rifle is your gear, all your gear. Is all your training up to date?

  14. Weapons Ready Scenario Drill Instructor Sergeant Richard Stumpf 25 NOV 1969 – 31 OCT 1994

  15. BODY HEART HEAD BUDDY RIFLE Weapons Ready Guided Discussion

  16. BREAK

  17. Suicide Prevention Insert Colonel Video

  18. A.C.E. Ask your fellow Marine • If they are acting differently there is most likely a reason. Care about your fellow Marine • Listen to what your fellow Marine is saying. Are they asking for help? Escort your fellow Marine • Take your fellow Marine to the help they need.

  19. Local Resources MODIFY SLIDE FOR LOCAL RESOURCES AS APPROPRIATE • Fellow Marine • Chain of Command • Battalion Aid Station – XXX-XXX-XXXX • Chaplain – XXX-XXX-XXXX • MCCS – XXX-XXX-XXXX • Red Cross – XXX-XXX-XXXX • Installation Hospital/ Clinic – XXX-XXX-XXXX • 911

  20. National Resources • National Suicide Hotline • 24-hour, toll-free suicide prevention service • 1-800-273-TALK (8255) • Military OneSource • nonmedical counseling services • www.militaryonesource.com • 1-800-342-9647

  21. National Resources Headquarters Marine Corps Suicide Prevention • www.usmc-mccs.org/suicideprevent Leaders Guide to managing Marines in distress • www.usmc-mccs.org/leadersguide

  22. Leaders Guide to Managing Marines in Distress 911 Resources Guided Discussion

  23. Summary • Critical issue for the Marine Corps. • Everyone is vulnerable. • Weapons Ready model. • Lots of resources available. • You wouldn’t leave an injured buddy on the battlefield, you won’t ignore an injured buddy in garrison.

  24. Questions ?