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Department of Health launches program to reduce suicides among Maryland service members, veterans

The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) fully launched the Trained Military Assistance Provider (TMAP) Program, a new initiative to reduce suicides and increase lethal-means safety for service members and veterans.

Developed by the Maryland Governor's Challenge to Prevent Suicide Among Service Members, Veterans and their Families, this training is free to all Maryland- based primary care staff. The initiative was first launched as a pilot program in 10 Maryland primary care practices.

“Maryland’s service members and veterans benefit from specially targeted medical . . .