Servicemember, Family, and Veteran Suicides and Prevention Strategies

Subcommittee: SUBCOMMITTEE ON PERSONNEL Date: Wednesday, December 4, 2019 Time: 03:00 PM Location: Room SR-222, Russell Senate Office Building

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To receive testimony about servicemember, family, and veteran suicides and prevention strategies.


  1. Captain (Dr.) Michael J. Colston, M.D., USN
    Director for Mental Health Programs, Health Services Policy and Oversight Office, Department of Defense
  2. Dr. Karin A. Orvis, Ph.D.
    Director, Defense Suicide Prevention Office, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Department of Defense
  3. Dr. Matthew A. Miller, Ph.D.
    Acting Director, Suicide Prevention Program, Department of Veterans Affairs
  4. Dr. Richard McKeon, Ph.D
    Suicide Prevention Branch Chief, Center for Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
  5. Dr. Ronald C. Kessler, Ph.D.
    McNeil Family Professor of Health Care Policy, Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School