One of the Greatest Weapons in the Miltary’s Arsenal was Useless Without the Head space and Timing Gauge. Veterans Can Be Rendered Inoperable if their Headspace and Timing is Not Set Correctly As Well.

Mental Health from a Combat Veteran Perspective

STMSS41 – Kim Donohue – Suicide Prevention at the State and Local Level

STMSS41 – Kim Donohue – Suicide Prevention at the State and Local Level

About Today’s Guests:  Kim Donohue has worked for the Nevada Department fo Veteran Services as the Suicide and Homelessness Prevention Program Manager and Organizational Integrator since January 2018. Kim has been actively participating in the SAMHSA Mayor’s Challenge Teams, which is a suicide prevention initiative that fights against suicide among service members, veterans, and theirRead more about STMSS41 – Kim Donohue – Suicide Prevention at the State and Local Level[…]

STMSS40 – David Bachmann – Peer Support in Suicide Prevention

STMSS40 – David Bachmann – Peer Support in Suicide Prevention

About Today’s Guests:  David Bachmann is a Marine Corps Infantry combat veteran. He served with E Co, 2nd Battalion 7th Marines  from 2001-2005.  After being discharged from the Marine Corps he began to ride and build motorcycles. He currently resides in Texas where he raises cattle and Quarter horses. David is active in an ongoing healingRead more about STMSS40 – David Bachmann – Peer Support in Suicide Prevention[…]

STMSS39 – Dr Jeff Smith and Dr Michael Doidge – Historical Aspects of Military and Veteran Suicide

STMSS39 – Dr Jeff Smith and Dr Michael Doidge – Historical Aspects of Military and Veteran Suicide

About Today’s Guests:  Dr. Jeff Smith: Dr. Smith is an Associate Professor of American History and Chair of the History Department at the University of Hawaii at Hilo.  He has published historical analyses of military mental health, psychology, and suicide in academic journals and commentaries on his research in the New York Times, Time, and Washington Post; and hasRead more about STMSS39 – Dr Jeff Smith and Dr Michael Doidge – Historical Aspects of Military and Veteran Suicide[…]

STMSS38 – Congressman Scott Perry – Legislative and Policy Approach to Suicide Prevention

STMSS38 – Congressman Scott Perry – Legislative and Policy Approach to Suicide Prevention

About Today’s Guest:  Scott Perry was elected as the U.S. Representative of the 4th Congressional District (York, Adams and Cumberland Counties) in 2013. He earned re-election in 2018, and due to congressional redistricting, now serves the 10th Congressional District (Dauphin, Cumberland and York Counties). Congressman Perry presently serves on the House Committees on Transportation &Read more about STMSS38 – Congressman Scott Perry – Legislative and Policy Approach to Suicide Prevention[…]

STMSS37 – Dr Pete Gutierrez – Research on Community Based Suicide Prevention

STMSS37 – Dr Pete Gutierrez – Research on Community Based Suicide Prevention

About Today’s Guest:  Peter M. Gutierrez, Ph.D. is a licensed Clinical Psychologist at the VA VISN 19 Mental Illness Research Education Clinical Center (MIRECC). Dr. Gutierrez’s clinical training was in child and adolescent psychology, with an emphasis on serious psychopathology and suicide. He is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.Read more about STMSS37 – Dr Pete Gutierrez – Research on Community Based Suicide Prevention[…]

STMSS36 – Sgt Maj Bryan Battaglia – Suicide Prevention at the Senior Enlisted Leader Level

STMSS36 – Sgt Maj Bryan Battaglia – Suicide Prevention at the Senior Enlisted Leader Level

About Today’s Guest:  Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan Battaglia is the former Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and was the senior non-commissioned officer in the U.S. Armed Forces.  In this role, he served as the principal military advisor to the Chairman and the Secretary of Defense on allRead more about STMSS36 – Sgt Maj Bryan Battaglia – Suicide Prevention at the Senior Enlisted Leader Level[…]

STMSS35 – Mike Richardson and Dr Roger Brooks – Wounded Warrior Project

STMSS35 – Mike Richardson and Dr Roger Brooks – Wounded Warrior Project

About Today’s Guests:  Michael Richardson: As the independence services and mental health vice president for the Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP), Michael Richardson is responsible for the Independence Program (IP) and Long-Term Support Trust (LTST), as well as the Combat Stress Recovery Program (CSRP). Michael began his military service in 1981 as a 17-year-old private andRead more about STMSS35 – Mike Richardson and Dr Roger Brooks – Wounded Warrior Project[…]

STMSS34 – Joe Bartozzi – National Shooting Sports Foundation

STMSS34 – Joe Bartozzi – National Shooting Sports Foundation

About Today’s Guest:  Joseph Bartozzi is the President and CEO of the National Shooting Sports Foundation, the trade association for the firearm and ammunition industry, as well as the Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers Institute, the standard setting organization for the firearm and ammunition industry. Joe is an attorney licensed to practice in Connecticut andRead more about STMSS34 – Joe Bartozzi – National Shooting Sports Foundation[…]

STMSS33 – Dr. Matt Mishkind – Reducing Barriers to Care through Telehealth

STMSS33 – Dr. Matt Mishkind – Reducing Barriers to Care through Telehealth

About Today’s Guest:  Matt Mishkind, PhD, has focused his career on two focal points: military health care and organizational development. He began his military health career with the Deployment Health Clinical Center (DHCC) at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC. He also served as one of the original staff members tasked with developingRead more about STMSS33 – Dr. Matt Mishkind – Reducing Barriers to Care through Telehealth[…]

STMSS32 – Michelle Zook – Suicide in Military and Veteran Spouses

STMSS32 – Michelle Zook – Suicide in Military and Veteran Spouses

About Today’s Guest:  Michelle Villarreal Zook is currently an economics impact researcher evaluating programs within the federal government. She previously served as a commissioned officer in the United States Air Force, flying as an air battle manager with the 960th Air Command and Control Squadron out of Tinker Air Force Base, OK.  As squadron executive officerRead more about STMSS32 – Michelle Zook – Suicide in Military and Veteran Spouses[…]