Federal Working Group on Suicide Prevention

Federal Working Group on Suicide Prevention members include staff from agencies and operating divisions within the following Federal departments:

  • Department of Defense

  • Department of Health and Human Services 

  • Department of Homeland Security

  • Department of Justice

  • Department of Education 

  • Department of Transportation

  • Department of Veterans Affairs

 The Federal Working Group on Suicide Prevention is chaired by Richard McKeon, Ph.D., Branch Chief of the Suicide Prevention Branch at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services). For more information or questions about the Federal Working Group, please contact Chelsea Booth, Ph.D., at chelsea.booth@samhsa.hhs.gov.