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Suicide Prevention: Just Be There

We can all play a role in preventing suicide, but many people don’t know what they can do to support the person in their life who’s going through a difficult time. During Suicide Prevention Month this September, I encourage you to play an active role in suicide prevention by learning about available sources of support and treatment and by simply being there for people in your life.

Shipmate of the Week – Capt. Roger Laferriere

Captain Laferriere at the Houma Incident Command Post

With the inception of the Department of Homeland Security in 2003, men and women from 22 different Federal departments and agencies joined together in a unified, integrated department to protect our nation’s borders, enforce our laws, prevent terrorism and prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters. As part of the Department’s commemoration of the

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