September 21, 2018

Veteran shares journey to combating PTSD and preventing suicide

In Oregon alone a veteran takes their life every three days. … organizations across the nation are going to partake in Veteran Suicide Prevention Day.
September 21, 2018

Breaking the silence offers help and fun for veterans

… free thanks to a grant through the Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs. The purpose is to provide information and services important to veterans …
September 20, 2018

Oregon advocates target alarming veteran suicide rate

Every three days, an Oregon veteran takes his or her life. … the local, state and federal veteran benefits and resources like service-connection … pensions, employment, […]
September 20, 2018

Suicide Alternatives Event

The Wasco County Veterans Service Office is hosting a “Suicide Alternatives Event” on Saturday the 29th from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Veterans Service Office […]
September 20, 2018

Lane County takes hard look at suicide deaths

Brubaker couldn’t pinpoint a single reason why more men or veterans don’t seek help in Lane County before taking their lives. Rather, the issue is …
September 19, 2018

Suicide Prevention Can Come Down To A Conversation

Lane County Public Health has released its first-ever comprehensive suicide report and the findings raise concerns. 1,079 county residents killed themselves between 2000 and 2016. One […]
September 14, 2018

Former Vietnam Fighter Pilot Continues to Save Lives of Veterans After War

PORTLAND, OR. – Lt. Colonel Tom Milligan was an Air Force Fighter Pilot in Vietnam.  He served our country, flying almost 300 combat missions, and now he serves our Veterans here at home. Tom is the Director of Military Services at Lines for Life, a service dedicated to preventing substance abuse, suicide, and other mental health challenges that Veterans face.
September 12, 2018

Suicide Awareness Month: Resources for Veterans, Friends, and Family Members

Oregon faces a higher veteran suicide rate than the rest of the nation. But we can do better. Here's how you can #BeThere for a veteran:
September 10, 2018

VA marks Suicide Prevention Month in September with ‘Be There’ campaign

To mark Suicide Prevention Month this September, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is shining a light on effective ways to prevent Veteran suicide with […]