Holiday traditions and family get-togethers are a source of comfort for many. But the holidays can also act as anniversaries of unpleasant events or remind us
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De-CRUIT is a Veteran therapy program founded by Stephan Wolfert that uses Shakespeare to help Veterans work through traumas. Stephen Wolfert, founder and “patient zero”
After many months of facing the COVID-19 pandemic, many are feeling on edge. Worrying about catching the virus, financial difficulties, isolation: these challenging times are
VA’s annual suicide report, which updates data from 2005 through 2018, highlights a number of positive trends. The report enables VA to tailor suicide prevention
A graph from the Department of Veterans Affairs’ annual report on veterans suicide, released on Nov. 12, 2020. (Courtesy of VA)
Governor Brown Proclaims March 15-21 “Women’s Military History Week” in Oregon.
September is Suicide Prevention Month. This month – and every month – you can take action to help prevent suicide. Simple acts of support can
Suicide is one of the most challenging societal issues of our time, and sadly, one that affects those who served our Nation at alarming rates.
Reducing national suicide, including for Veterans, is the goal of a new REACH campaign, unveiled July 7 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
On June 17, 2020, President Trump released the President’s Roadmap to Empower Veterans and End a National Tragedy of Suicide (PREVENTS). This landmark nationwide plan
Social isolation and feelings of loneliness are associated with suicidal thoughts. Consequently, the more people feel disconnected from their friends, peers and colleagues, the more
VA has released the Safe Firearm Storage Toolkit, which was developed in partnership with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) and the National Shooting