During Phase 1, Mission Daybreak will host a series of publicly available webinars, including an information session on challenge details, an exploration of Veteran needs, and a discussion on using technology and data to develop high-impact solutions. VA’s $20 million grand challenge calls on innovators to develop suicide prevention solutions that meet the diverse needs of Veterans.

A video recording and summary of questions and answers will be published following each webinar. Solvers can review a collection of open data, surveys, and reports on Veteran welfare and suicide prevention in the challenge resources.

Ask questions at the June 7 virtual information session

Learn more about the grand challenge to reduce Veteran suicides at the June 7 virtual information session. The Mission Daybreak team will present an in-depth overview of the challenge and answer questions.

Join the June 14 roundtable on Veteran experiences 

Hear from Veteran representatives as they discuss Veteran experiences, including the difficulties of transitioning from military to civilian life, what makes the Veteran experience unique, and meeting Veteran needs.

Hear from data and technology experts on June 16

The final Phase 1 webinar will bring together suicide prevention, data, and privacy experts to discuss how to use technology and data to support mental health and suicide prevention initiatives.

Consider collaboration opportunities

A diversity of suicide prevention solutions will only be possible if a diversity of solvers — including researchers, technologists, advocates, clinicians, and health innovators — answer the call to collaborate and share their expertise. Register for the solver community to identify opportunities to collaborate with others or add members to your team.

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