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    Tinker Talks - Suicide Prevention Month

    Tinker Talks - Suicide Prevention Month

    UNITED STATES

    09.18.2020

    Audio by Jillian Coleman 

    72nd Air Base Wing Public Affairs

    In this episode of Tinker Talks, we discuss Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, which takes place every September. Last year the Air Force had a resilience tactical pause to focus on rising suicide rates in the Air Force. Capt. Andrea Krunnfusz, the director of Psychological Health for the 72nd Operational Medical Readiness Squadron, joins us to talk about programs and resources available to Airmen in order for them to seek help if needed. She also discusses the importance of coming forward if you’re struggling and how to recognize co-workers who might be struggling with stress and try to get them assistance.

    This episode is full of valuable information, tools and resources. Please give it a full listen and tell a friend to listen. Recommend this podcast episode to a friend or family member.

    Help is Available 24/7:
    Suicide Hotline: 1-800-784-2433
    Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255, Option 1; text 741741; veteranscrisisline.net
    Teen Hotline: 1-800-448-3000
    LGBT Youth Hotline: 1-866-488-7386
    Transgender Hotline: 1-877-565-8860
    Free Crisis Apps: My3, VirtualHopeBox

    Support is also available through the Medical Group and Chaplains. Contact the Tinker Mental Health Clinic, 405-582-6603, to learn ways to improve your mental health and safety.

    NOTE: The discussion or posting of any of these resources or third party applications does not express endorsement by the U.S. Government.

    Please don’t forget to stay up-to-date with Tinker news and information:
    www.tinker.af.mil
    Facebook and Instagram - @TinkerAirForceBase
    Twitter - @Team_Tinker

    Until next time, thanks for listening, thanks for sharing and stay safe out there and respect one another.

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    AUDIO INFO

    Date Taken: 09.18.2020
    Date Posted: 09.29.2020 10:46
    Category: Newscasts
    Audio ID: 64247
    Filename: 2009/DOD_108001421.mp3
    Length: 00:22:24
    Year 2020
    Location: US

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