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Veteran Suicide Prevention: Maximizing Effectiveness and Increasing Awareness

Thursday, September 27, 2018 | 10:30 AM 334 Cannon House Office Building

Relevant documents will be posted here.

Panel 1:


Gregory K. Brown Ph.D.

Director, Center for the Prevention of Suicide

Research Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Perelman School of Medicine

University of Pennsylvania


Michael C. Richardson

Vice President of Independent Services and Mental Health

Wounded Warrior Project


Lt Col James R. Lorraine USAF (Ret.)

President and Chief Executive Officer

America’s Warrior Partnership


Bill Mulcahy


Guard Your Buddy


Keita Franklin LCSW, Ph.D.

National Director, Suicide Prevention

Office of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention

Veterans Health Administration

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs


Accompanied by:


Michael W. Fisher MSW

Chief Readjustment Counseling Officer

Readjustment Counseling Service

Veterans Health Administration

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs


Statements for the Record:


Barbara Stanley Ph.D., Columbia University/New York State Psychiatric Institute

Disabled American Veterans


Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America


National Alliance on Mental Illness


The American Legion


Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States


Whistleblowers of America


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