20+ Veterans commit suicide every day.
One suicide is far too many so what can we do to stop this?
San Diego County Supervisor Jim Desmond, Cal State San Marcos, and Veteran Crisis Outreach invite you to join us to hear solutions from Veterans themselves!
The Power of a Story brings healing and hope to our military personnel, our Veterans and their family members. This forum will provide opportunities for Veterans to share their stories of trauma and post-traumatic growth, providing attendees with insight and understanding for our Veterans.
- College students, Faculty, Staff & Administrators
- Community members, Military and Veteran supporters
- Professionals in fields such as mental health, public health, counseling, medical fields, higher education, social work, sociology, psychology, nursing, law enforcement, emergency response, judicial representatives, political representatives
Attendees will hear first-hand from Veterans to learn more about their transition successes and barriers so mark your calendars to attend this important event.
Resources will be made available at the event, but in the meantime:
For Vets, Military Service Members, or others seeking mental health crisis assistance, contact The Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 OR https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/ OR https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
Veteran Crisis Outreach (VCO)
County of San Diego, Supervisor Jim Desmond
Cal State San Marcos
College of Education, Health & Human Services
College of Humanities, Arts & Behavioral Social Sciences
Global Inspirational Speakers
MCRD Museum Foundation
Get your tickets today!
CSUSM Students: FREE
Veterans/Military Service Members: FREE
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