Prevention and Additional Resources

Interactive locator map to find the nearest Veterans Administration (VA)/Vet Center location

Emergency Assistance

If immediate risk, please call 988.

National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-8255

Non-Emergency Assistance

Using the numbers below, contact Ms. Kim Yahnke:

Phone Number: 608-388-0997

Cell Number: 480-203-1556


Training Resources

Coming Soon.

Continue ACE Protocol. Ensure dialogue with Family and friends if access to lethal means changes.

Commander/Leader Role

  • CDR/Supervisor refer for emergency Mental Health Evaluation (MHE) and/or Chaplain support.
  • Initiate SIR/CCIR
  • Initiate LOD (2173, MMSO)
  • TRICARE one-off if needed
  • Concur/non-concur with BH recommendation
  • Counsel on options for BH coverage

Source: DoDI 6490.04

Duty Status

  • Order escort into duty status if not AGR or on AT, ADT, ADOS.
  • If Soldier with ideation on duty status, complete LOD to ensure duty status is either continued or terminated after MHE.

RMA (immediate status for escort); AT (for escort if no RMA available; Soldier if LOD); Fragmented AT is authorized

Weapon Access

  • Commanders MAY ask about access to weapons
  • Request voluntary storage of weapons in unit arms room
  • On post, can have authorization removed
  • Issue DA Form 3749 when taking control of weapons

References: DoDI 6490.16; DODI6490.19; AR 190-11

Contact 88th RD Suicide Prevention
88th Readiness Division
60 South O Street
Fort McCoy, Wisconsin
Ms. Kim Yahnke
Suicide Prevention Program Manager
Phone Number: 608-388-0997
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