The Denver and Salt Lake City VA Medical Centers are home to the Veteran Integrated Service Network (VISN) 19 Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center (MIRECC). The mission of the VISN 19 MIRECC is to study suicide with the goal of reducing suicide in the veteran population. They have partnered with community and military organizations and in conducting a number of research studies related to mental health, traumatic brain injury (TBI) and suicide prevention.
The VISN 19 MIRECC website (www.mirecc.va.gov/visn19/ ) offers details of the work being conducted at the Center, as well as providing convenient downloads of educational materials, presentations and publications developed by the VISN 19 MIRECC staff. For more information regarding participating in research please click on the “Study Participation” link on the left side of the home page www.mirecc.va.gov/visn19/, or contact Jamie Pease, VISN 19 MIRECC Recruitment Coordinator, at 303-399-8020, ext 2557.