September 18, 2018

Veterans gather for annual Mental Health Summit

MEDFORD, Ore. — Veterans across the region gathered in downtown Medford for the 6th Annual VA Southern Oregon Rehabilitation Center & Clinics …
September 14, 2018

Five on 5 – Dwight Holton & Lines for Life

On Tonight’s Five on 5, we are joined by Lines for Life CEO Dwight Holton discussing how his organization promotes prevention of suicide and substance abuse, […]
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 […]
September 10, 2018

September 13 – Connect with VA mental health care resources

Are you going through a difficult time? Or looking for ways to support a Veteran in crisis? VA offers a range of mental health care services […]
September 1, 2018

Suicide Awareness Events Around Oregon

An ongoing list of suicide awareness and mental health related events happening in September 2018
August 31, 2018

Secretary Robert Wilkie’s message for Suicide Prevention Month

Hello, I’m Robert Wilkie, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs. I’m blessed with the opportunity to serve our nation’s 20 million Veterans. Until recently, I […]
July 9, 2018

Smartphone feature provides immediate access to Veterans Crisis Line

“Call the Veterans Crisis Line.” VA is excited to announce that service members and Veterans can connect to the Veterans Crisis Line using these simple words. […]