Suicide Prevention Coordinator - VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
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Suicide Prevention Coordinator

VA Pittsburgh's Suicide Prevention Coordinators work with VA Pittsburgh behavioral health providers and community organizations to assist Veterans during times of crisis and ensure Veterans receive the health care and support they need.

Frank Moore, MSW, LCSW
Suicide Prevention Coordinator 
Vanessa Beck, MSW, LCSW
REACH Vet Coordinator & Suicide Prevention Case Manager

Adam Fischer, MSW, LSCW
Suicide Prevention Case Manager

Sarah Woodring, LSW
Suicide Prevention Case Manager

Ramon "Tony" Rivera, LSW
Suicide Prevention Case Manager
Veterans Crisis Line
If you are in need of immediate crisis counseling, please contact the Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-TALK and press 1.

Gun Safety

For someone in crisis, a locked firearm can mean the difference between a tragic outcome and a life saved. Though many Veterans are well-versed in gun safety, all Veterans and their families should understand how to properly handle and store firearms in the home. Download our gun safety tips or gun safety brochure for some simple steps to keep you and your family safe. Veterans are also encouraged to check into their local community resources for firearm and hunting safety courses.

To protect Veterans and their family members, VA endorses Project ChildSafe, a program that provides cable gun locks for free at VA medical facilities across the country. Gun safety locks not only help protect the lives of Veterans, but also their family members.

Veterans can pick up a gun lock from our Suicide Prevention Coordinators, located in Building 29, 1M-109 at our University Drive campus.

Contact Info


  • University Drive campus
    Building 29, 1M-109

Contact Number(s)

  • 412-360-6515

Hours of Operation

  • 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.