Suicide Prevention Battle Drills

You can help prevent suicide or suicide attempts by actively intervening when a Soldier, battle buddy or loved one expresses suicidal ideation. Be alert and engaged before they are overwhelmed by life stressors and risk factors. Suicidal ideation, or suicidal thoughts, means thinking about planning suicide. Thoughts can range from a quick consideration to a detailed plan. These tools can help you engage and prevent deaths by suicide.

Family Suicide Ideation Drill Card

Soldier Suicide Ideation Drill Card

Leaders Suicide Ideation Drill Card