...distinguished by the White House for doing extraordinary work to make a difference...

"Suicide rates are surging in the U.S. Military. The Reasons for this are not fully understood. Studies point to increased combat exposure, post traumatic stress, misuses of prescription medications & personal financial problems.
There has been an 18% increase in military suicides since last year, and a 25% increase from two years ago." 

 --Robert Burns AP National Security Writer




Speaker & Suicide Prevention Advocate, Dan Reidenberg is the Executive Director of SAVE (Suicide Awareness Voices of Education)...

Dr. Reidenberg is a tireless advocate for suicide prevention. He is currently: 
  • Re-writing the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention
  • Leading a task force of Community Leaders & Interfaith Summit Participants on Mental Health & Substance Abuse
  • Organizing a Youth Summit to teach young people about mental health & wellness as well as suicide prevention
  • Leading virtual workshops from Facebook, Google, Yahoo, Twitter, YouTube, Wordpress, & Tumblr on to develop practices for handling online suicidal content 
  • Developed new PSA campaign for Native American populations
  • Recently completed 8 community-wide presentations on Mental Health & Suicide Prevention
  • Released International task force project to develop recommendations for reporting suicide
  • Has recently been appointed by a Federal task force to develop media recommendations for reporting bullying
  • Working with Entertainment Outlets on developing safe and effective mental health marketing campaigns 
  • Trains thousands of Military servicemen & Veteran organizations 
  • Developed materials currently used by all branches of service to combat depression
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Phyllis Parsons