Facilitated By

San Antonio Medical Foundation

Decreasing Suicide Risk Among Service Members With Post-traumatic Stress Using Written Exposure Therapy

Brooke Army Medical Center

Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC) at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, is proud to provide safe, quality care to our military service members, their families, veterans and civilian emergency patients as the most robust and productive healthcare organization within the Military Health System (MHS).

Funded by
Research Start Date

The purpose of this randomized controlled trial (RCT) is to determine if five 60-minute sessions of Written Exposure Therapy for Suicide (WET-S) reduces the presence, frequency, and severity of suicidal ideation, suicide plans, suicide gestures, suicide attempts, non-suicidal self-injurious behaviors, and re-hospitalization for suicidality and if WET-S reduces posttraumatic stress (PTS) symptom severity

Collaborative Project
Clinical Care
Behavioral Health
The appearance of name-brand products in this article does not constitute endorsement by Brooke Army Medical Center, the U.S. Army Medical Center, the U.S. Army Medical Department, the U.S. Army Office of the Surgeon General, the Department of the Army, the Department of Defense, or the U.S. Government of the information, products, or services contained therein.