Veteran Suicide Prevention: Capitalizing on What Works and Increasing Innovative Approaches


Full Committee

Date: 09.29.22

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Location: Hybrid HVC 210

Presiding: Chairman Mark Takano

On Thursday, September 29, the full Committee will hold a hearing entitled, "Veteran Suicide Prevention: Capitalizing on What Works and Increasing Innovative Approaches."

Witness List

Panel I

Tamara Campbell, MD, PsyD 

Acting Executive Director 

Office of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention 

Veterans Health Administration 

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs 

 

Accompanied by: 

 Matthew Miller, PhD, MPH 

National Director of Suicide Prevention 

Office of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention 

Veterans Health Administration 

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs 

 

Lisa Brenner, PhD 

Clinical Research Psychologist and Director, Rocky Mountain MIRECC 

Veterans Health Administration 

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs 

  

Panel II  

Michael Blecker, Executive Director 

Swords to Plowshares 

 

Black Veterans for Social Justice 

 

Chuck Hoskin, Jr., Principal Chief 

Cherokee Nation 

 

Jim Lorraine, President and CEO 

America’s Warrior Partnership 

  

Statements for the Record  

The American Legion  

Disabled American Veterans  

Eating Disorders Coalition  

Institute for Veterans and Military Families 

Maternal Mental Health Leadership Alliance  

Modern Military Association of America

 National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors 

 Reason for Hope 

 Special Operations Association of America 

Veterans Healthcare Policy Institute, American Psychological Association, Association of VA Psychologist Leaders, Association of VA Social Workers, Nurses Organization of Veterans Affairs 

 Veterans of Foreign Wars 

 Wounded Warrior Project 

 

This hearing will be livestreamed on Youtube and you can find all hearing documents on the Committee Repository here.

Check back for live video of this hearing.