Face the Fight Exchange

Face the Fight Exchange

The Face the Fight Exchange is a monthly series focused on answering the question of “What can I do?” when it comes to suicide prevention. The series will expand the skills, abilities, and knowledge base of individual community members. The series will include presenters from the FTF Coalition facilitated by a FTF Scientific Advisor.

Who should attend?

  • Community members, family members, caregivers
  • Peers, Gatekeeper, Volunteers
  • Case Mangers
  • First Responders
  • Legal Advocates, Lawyers, Probation Officers
  • Financial Advisors
  • Educators, Teachers, Coaches, Career Counselors, Job Placement Specialists
  • Recovery Support Services

Upcoming Schedule

Composite photo of veteran Stanley Sanders, portraying an optimistic expression as he gazes ahead. Overlaying the image is a silhouette of an airplane, symbolizing his journey and experiences. Also visible is a photograph of Stanley and his wife, suggesting continued support and companionship.

Having a Conversation: How to talk about suicide and respond

Wednesday, July 24th, 2024 at 1pm-2pm CT

Presented by:

Lindsey Gray, Suicide Prevention Training Specialist from Wounded Warrior Project

Brooke Fina, LCSW, BCD, Face the Fight Technical Assistance Team Manager

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Making a Pro-Active Plan: Introduction to Safety Planning and Crisis Response Planning

Wednesday, August 7th, 2024 at 1pm-2pm CT

Presented by:

Michael Carro, Vets4Warriors

Dr. Katy Dondanville, PsyD, ABPP, Face the Fight Chief Scientific Advisor

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Talking about Secure Storage of Firearms

Wednesday, September 18th, 2024 at 1pm-2pm CT

Presented by

Casey Woods, Overwatch Project

Dr. Katy Dondanville, PsyD, ABPP, Face the Fight Chief Scientific Advisor

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FTF Activation: Buddy Check Week

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2024 at 1pm-2pm CT

Presented by:

Babs Chase, Elizabeth Dole Foundation

Dr. Katy Dondanville, PsyD, ABPP, Face the Fight Chief Scientific Advisor

Past Presentations

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