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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Preventing Suicide Among Female and Male Veterans Not Receiving VHA Services
Principal Investigator:

Lindsey Monteith

Location: Denver, CO
Congressional District Code: 6
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: June 2020 - May 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $318,388
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


BACKGROUND: Veterans are at elevated and increasing risk for suicide, relative to civilians. In particular, female Veterans are nearly twice as likely to die by suicide, compared to female civilians. In addition, 70% of Veterans who died by suicide did not use any Veterans Health Administration (VHA) care in the year before death. Consequently, female and non-VHA Veterans have been identified as two target populations in the VA National Strategy for Veteran Suicide Prevention. Yet most suicide p...

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