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Funded Project Details - FY2023

Project Number:

Title: A Multi-Method Examination of Veteran Crisis Line Emergency Dispatches
Principal Investigator:

Peter Britton

Location: Canandaigua, NY
Congressional District Code: 27
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: March 2021 - February 2025
FY 2023 Funding Amount: $247,369
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Summary/Abstract Background: Veterans Health Administration (VHA) created a Veterans Crisis Line (VCL) as a 24-hour point of contact for Veterans who are at high-risk for suicide. There is a paucity of research on the potential impact of VCL interventions and a need to examine the use of emergency dispatches (i.e., 911) because of their life- saving potential and possible negative consequences. Significance/Impact: The study examines the potential impact of VCL initiated emergency dispatches on...

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