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State-of-the-art psychological treatment for military personnel, veterans, and family members struggling with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and suicidal thoughts.
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CRP WORKSHOPS

In-depth training for licensed mental health professionals who work with service members and veterans to use the crisis response plan, a scientifically-supported method for suicide prevention among military personnel.
Workshops

STRIVE

The Suicide and Trauma Reduction Initiative for VEterans (STRIVE) project is a three-year treatment and training effort coordinated by the University of Utah’s National Center for Veterans Studies in partnership with the American Association of Suicidology and CBS Community Partnerships. STRIVE is made possible by a generous gift to the National Center for Veterans Studies from the Boeing Company.

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Improving Treatments for Military Personnel and Veterans


The National Center for Veterans Studies strives to improve the quality and accessibility of effective psychological (non-medication) treatments for military personnel, veterans, first responders, and family members.

Reduced Suicide Attempts

Up to 76% reduction in suicide attempts among military personnel who receive treatments developed by the NCVS

Recovered From PTSD

Over 70% of service members and veterans receiving services from the NCVS no longer have PTSD after completing treatment

Quicker Treatment

Typical length of treatment:
1 week, to 3 months.

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The NCVS offers psychological (non-medication)treatment to military personnel, veterans, first-responders, and family members at no-cost for the following conditions and problems: PTSD, suicidal thoughts, insomnia and nightmares, depression, anxiety, and chronic pain. All military personnel and veterans are eligible for treatment regardless of military discharge status, era of service, or Branch/Component of service.

Clinical Services

NCVS TRAINING INSTITUTE

NCVS Training Institute provides training workshops to increase the access of evidenced-based treatments within the community.

CURRENT TRAINING WORKSHOPS

Crisis Response Planning (CRP) for Suicide Prevention

Brief Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (BCBT) for Suicide Prevention

Means Safety Counseling (MSC) for Suicide Prevention

Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) for PTSD

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The NCVS offices are open Monday through Friday between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM Mountain Time.