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
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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
Content warning: the following article features an open and frank discussion about suicide. If you or someone you love is struggling with thoughts of self-harm
An excerpt from the annual Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America member survey released on March 4, 2020. More than two-thirds of individuals who participated
On Tonight’s Five on 5, we are joined by Portland Lines for Life Executive Director Dwight Holton discussing how the organization does to prevent substance
Did you know that the Charitable Checkoff program lets you designate all or part of your Oregon refund to support veterans?
Two new public service announcements show choices like picking up the phone may lighten someone’s load and the unique role of the National Guard and
NORTH BEND — For the third time in recent months, Suicide Prevention Training came to The Mill Casino-Hotel but with a new focus on helping
EUGENE, Ore. — Veterans took to the EMU on the University of Oregon campus Thursday to help spread veteran suicide awareness.
After Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella crashed his car into a sand trap in the Xbox One video game Forza, he wondered aloud if it was
MADRAS, Ore. – As we continue to reflect on the significance of Veterans Day, a dedication ceremony took place Wednesday in Madras for the new
In support of Suicide Prevention Month, VA and AMVETS teamed up for a #BeThere Facebook Live event to discuss how to recognize the need for