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CSADD: Raising Suicide Awareness, Prevention One Day At A Time

SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 28, 2015) Seaman Apprentice Christopher Vongkhily, left, sings while Airman 1st Class Justin Garde plays the ukulele during a talent show at the Medical Education and Training Campus on Joint Base San Antonio - Fort Sam Houston, Texas. The talent show was planned and conducted by Sailors from Navy Medicine Training Support Center to raise awareness for suicide prevention. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jacquelyn D. Childs/Released)

By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jacquelyn D. Childs The nature of my job as a mass communication specialist allows me the opportunity to get involved in many different associations and activities around the command. One of the first events I had the chance to see when I arrived at Navy Medicine Education and Training Command (NMETC) on Joint Base …

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Healthy Aging – You may have more control than you think

U.S. Navy photo by Joe Schmit

By Trish Rose, Naval Hospital Oak Harbor If you’re considering when the right time is to start collecting retirement benefits, one important factor to take into account is how long you might actually live.  But a more important factor to consider is what your health might be during that time.  What good is a long life if it is not …

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Why Suicide Prevention Holds a Special Place in My Heart

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By Capt. Dale White, chaplain of Navy Medicine The surgeon general often reminds me to ask people why. Why are they a part of Navy Medicine? Why are they coming for help? That’s something that really resonates with me: the why. Suicide prevention has a very near and dear place in my heart. For me, my passion in suicide prevention …

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