November 6, 2018

Clay Hunt summit connects vets to mental health resources

The Central Oregon Vet Center’s mobile unit is parked in the Ericksons Thriftway parking lot in Burns the fourth full week of the month on Thursdays. […]
October 12, 2018

Preventing suicide begins with a commitment to #BeThere

September was Suicide Prevention Month, an annual campaign that draws attention to the national public health issue of suicide and the importance of suicide prevention. This […]
September 28, 2018

ICYMI: #ExploreVA Facebook Live Event on VA Mental Health Care

In support of Suicide Prevention Month, VA and Veterans of Foreign Wars teamed up for an #ExploreVA Facebook Live event to discuss how to recognize the […]
September 25, 2018

US veteran suicide rate in Oregon double the national average among non-veterans

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – United States veterans are committing suicide at alarming rates that are well above the national average, and the problem is …
September 25, 2018

Helping vets in crisis

The rate of veteran suicides in Oregon is far outpacing that of civilians — as it is across the nation — and a local group of […]
September 21, 2018

Saturday is Veteran Suicide Prevention Awareness Day

That’s one reason why the Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs is putting a lot of effort into making sure vets know there’s help available and that […]
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, […]