Author: Be Connected

Accuracy of Stats: Our View

Inaccurate or overly generalized suicide statistics pose significant dangers. They can lead to misguided policies, misallocation of resources, and, most tragically, ineffective interventions that fail to address the unique needs of our community.
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Conflicts of Interest: Our View

Conflicts of interest, particularly those motivated by quotas or commissions, pose significant threats to the welfare of our service members and veterans. These conflicts can lead to compromised quality of care, misplaced priorities and an erosion of trust.
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Position of Strength: Our View

The Arizona Coalition for Military Families is steadfast in its commitment to a strength-based approach, honoring the dignity, strength, and resilience of service members, veterans, and their families.
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Upstream Approach: Our View

An upstream approach to suicide prevention is a way to leverage time and expand the opportunities for intervention from one single pivotal moment to a series of moments that might span years, months, weeks, or days.
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Guidelines for Care: Our View

Our commitment as an organization is to transcend the 'military-friendly' label, embodying a deeper, more authentic approach to supporting our military community. We do this through the Guidelines for Care.
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Arizona Veteran Survey

The Arizona Veteran Survey plays a pivotal role in understanding the needs, strengths, and challenges faced by our service members, veterans, and their families. By taking part, you contribute to the betterment of our military community and help identify areas where we can make a positive impact.
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Join Our Team! We’re Expanding!

We are expanding our exceptional team! The Arizona Coalition for Military Families currently has four key positions open. This presents a unique chance for passionate individuals to join forces with our award-winning team and contribute to a shared mission aimed at providing crucial support for Arizona's 500,000+ service members, veterans, and their families.
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Happy Holidays!

May this holiday season bring you and yours joy and an abundance of blessings. Here's to a new year filled with continued collaboration, growth, and the fulfillment of shared goals.
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2024 Resource Navigation Training

By participating in this training, you become a vital connection point for Arizona's 500,000+ military and veteran community members. Join thousands of others in creating a network of helpers equipped with knowledge and access to a comprehensive database of resources.
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Postvention & Suicide Mortality Review

This summer, Arizona was one of seven states and communities selected for the first cohort of a Policy Academy focused on Suicide Mortality Review.
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