Suicide Loss Support, Online Memorial & More: Feb. 2022

Survivor eNewsletter - February
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After a Suicide
Every death by suicide is a tragedy and research shows that an average of
135 people are affected when such a death occurs. The "After a Suicide" MilLife Learning course is designed to help those impacted understand what techniques, support systems and self-care routines may be best for them.
Take the Course
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Online Military Memorial
Pay your respects to a loved one today by creating an enduring place of honor to preserve their memory. Add a family member’s name to the Military In Lasting Tribute online memorial and celebrate their service.
View the Tribute
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Online Survivor Benefits Report Updates
Procedures for accessing online survivor benefits reports were recently updated. Changes include a two-factor authentication login. Learn more to make your login experience seamless.
See What's Changed
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Trauma and Moral Injury
Surviving family members, veterans or service members of recent events in Afghanistan, or the pandemic, are at risk for moral injury. Learn how to heal to prevent thoughts or acts of self-harm or suicide.
Learn More

Connectedness and Combating Stress
The military community provides support, even in the most challenging times. Help yourself and others; listen to and share the following livestream recordings:

Educate Others About Gold Star Families
Gold star families are a vital part of our country’s military community and history. Share this video with friends and family who may not understand the history and meaning behind the ways our nation honors these families.

Military Suicide Loss Service Providers
& Leaders Toolkit
The grief process following a suicide can be uniquely challenging for survivors and different for everyone. This toolkit equips service providers and leaders with information on how to support survivors after a loved one’s suicide. Access the toolkit.

Manage Your Benefits
The survivor milestone trifold guide outlines the change in benefits eligible survivors can expect and what decisions a survivor may need to make. Download the trifold PDF to learn about resources and support.

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Did you know?
Military OneSource offers resources to help your family thrive. These resources for children and youth can help prepare your kids for success.

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Survivor Spotlight
Survivors can view this eTutorial for information about investigations involving the death of a loved one.
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