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, […]
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 […]