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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Effectiveness and Implementation of eScreening in Post 9/11 Transition Programs
Principal Investigator:

James O.E. Pittman

Location: San Diego, CA
Congressional District Code: 49
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: October 2020 - September 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $285,458
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Background: Veterans disproportionately account for to 22% of all known suicides in the US. Screening for suicide risk at the first contact with an organization is a best practice in the national Zero Suicide framework and vital to enhancing access to appropriate care. Transition Care Management (TCM) programs are positioned to screen post-9/11 Veterans at the critical moment of enrollment in healthcare. Unfortunately, many Veterans who present for the first time in VHA with recent suicidal thou...

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