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Air Force Readiness EDGE for Commanders and Supervisors Guide

The United States Air Force is committed to taking care of its own. Our Air Force members and their families deserve the best support possible. The first line of support is the cadre of unit commanders, first sergeants, and supervisors. To assist this crucial linkage, please accept the support of the Air Force Community Action Information Board and the Air Force Readiness EDGE. Commanders and supervisors are given checklists that identify deployment and operational stressors. Family emergency preparedness Read more

Commander’s Guide for Assisting Airmen Under Investigation Resources for Suicide Prevention

This is a Commander’s Guide For Assisting Airmen Under Investigation Resources for Suicide Prevention. This guide covers the following topics: Resources Available to Airmen Facing Legal Stressors Limited Privilege Suicide Prevention Program (LPSPP) Possible Airmen responses to your inquiries Possible commander responses to Airmen in legal difficulty Airmen with legal stressors: A high-risk population Key Support Steps What do I look for What to do if an Airman endorses suicidal Read more

Offutt AFB Alcohol and Drug Abuse and Prevention Commanders and First Sergeants Guide

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The program objectives is to promote readiness, health and wellness through the prevention and treatment of substance abuse; to minimize the negative consequences of abuse to the individual, family, and organization; to provide comprehensive education and treatment to individuals who experience problems attributed to substance abuse; return identified substance abusers to unrestricted duty status or to assist them in their transition to civilian life, as appropriate. NOTE: This document is in Read more

AF Guide for Managing Suicidal Behavior

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This guide is to help privileged mental health professionals, as well as nurses, technicians, and administrative staff, provide high-quality, evidence-based care to suicidal individuals, as well as consultation and support to units. Currently, no standardized training program for managing suicidal behavior exists within the Air Force Medical Service (AFMS).  Individual mental health practitioners are left to evaluate for themselves the literature, assessment tools, and strategies. Although the decisions Read more