Sierra Hunter

Sierra Hunter, a public health professional, serves as the Program Manager of Zero Suicide Initiative at Endeavors. Sierra obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Public Health with a concentration in Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases from the University of Texas at San Antonio and then went on to earn her Graduate Degree in Public Health with a concentration in Community Health from Baylor University.

Sierra started her work at Endeavors in 2019 helping to develop and implement Endeavors’ Behavioral Health virtual mental health services to Veterans and their families across the state of Texas. In her work on the Zero Suicide Initiative, Sierra assists in leading the 5-year SAMHSA grant that focuses on implementation of suicide safer care strategies throughout Endeavors and within the community. Sierra provides suicide prevention trainings to staff and community partners, oversees tracking and measuring of goals, objectives and outcomes to include data collection, management, analysis and leads quality improvement.

Sierra is a self-proclaimed military brat whose father served 24 years in the Army, giving her great insight into the military community and growing her passion for suicide prevention within the Veteran community. Starting her public health career in mental health, she aspires to show all that anyone can be effective in the suicide prevention space. Inside of the suicide prevention space, Sierra is extremely passionate for the youth and young adult sector.

In her spare time, Sierra enjoys hanging out with her fur babies (Luna and Rowdy), spending time with family and friends, and getting physical activity whether hitting the gym or going on a long walk.

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