November 12, 2017

Senator Wyden: Oregonians should be concerned about high rate of veteran suicides

On Veterans Day Saturday, the democratic senator also said he’s making it a special priority to ensure that veterans are taken care of through a G.I. […]
November 10, 2017

On the Go with Joe with Lift For The 22

BEAVERCREEK, OR (KPTV) – When military members return home has veterans, the transition back to civilian life can be hard. In an effort to help veterans’ […]
November 3, 2017

Local therapy center aims to help veterans in need

ONTARIO — On Oct. 18, U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden, and Jeff Merkley, both Oregon Democrats, sent out a press release urging the U.S. Department of Veterans […]
October 27, 2017

ICYMI: #Grief2Healing Twitter chat explores healing after a suicide loss

On Oct. 25, VA co-hosted a Twitter chat on the process of grieving and healing after the loss of a loved one to suicide. VA’s co-hosts […]
October 24, 2017

VA, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention host Twitter chat

Join us for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s (AFSP) Twitter chat on Wednesday, Oct. 25, at 3:30 p.m. Eastern time. We’ll discuss healing after losing […]
October 15, 2017

Soldier’s suicide leaves a family with questions

On May 6, 2016, First Lt. David Bauders died in what the U.S. Army described as a “non-combat related incident.” At the time of the news […]
October 5, 2017

VA providing on-site assistance, counseling following Las Vegas shooting

Just hours after the deadly Las Vegas shooting, VA deployed teams of mental health professionals, counselors, social workers and other crisis and trauma-trained experts into the […]
October 4, 2017

ICYMI: #ExploreVA Facebook Live Event with AMVETS discusses suicide prevention

On Sept. 20, VA and AMVETS hosted an #ExploreVA Facebook Live event on suicide prevention to discuss how to support Veterans in need of help. During […]
September 26, 2017

Pledge to “Be There” for Veterans in need

This blog first appeared on InsideSources. Suicide is a public health crisis and VA is launching a national effort to reduce suicide by identifying the warning signs, pointing […]