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The Army’s Suicide Prevention Program improves the Army's readiness by developing and enhancing the Army’s Suicide Prevention Program policies, training, data collection and analysis, and strategic communications designed to prevent suicide and support those affected by suicide.

The Army Suicide Prevention Office is not a crisis center and does not provide counseling services. If you or someone you know needs help, please contact the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline at 988 and press 1 for the Military Crisis Line.

The Army Suicide Prevention Program educates and trains active duty, reserve and National Guard Soldiers, Army Civilians and Family members on suicide prevention and postvention actions to minimize the risk of suicide.

Training and Education

The Army Suicide Prevention Program develops and implements progressive, complementary training and education activities for leaders, Soldiers, and prevention professionals to impart the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that enable increased protection and reduced risk of suicide.

The Army conducts annual suicide prevention training using the ACE (Ask, Care, Escort) training model. The training is for all Soldiers and is meant to increase awareness of suicide risk factors, warning signs and resources, and to encourage intervention for at-risk Army Family members.

ACE for Circle of Support

ACE for DA Civilians

ACE for Soldiers

ACE Training Resources