Tag: veterans in crisis

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VA Suicide Prevention: You are not alone

Most people who consider suicide have problems they think they can never overcome. They think that no one can help them and that suicide is

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Raising awareness: veterans who commit suicide

MEDFORD, Ore. — At Medford’s Veteran‘s Memorial Park, many veteran’s names who have given service to our country can be seen engraved on a stone wall. On

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VA recognizes September as Suicide Prevention Month

In observance of Suicide Prevention Month, VA encourages Veterans, community leaders, co-workers, families and friends to #BeThere — to help prevent suicide. You can #BeThere

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Veterans Crisis Line helps North Texas, Iraq Veteran

Russell Fields patrolled the gritty, dangerous streets of Al-Fallujah, Iraq. An Eagle Scout, college graduate, and airborne-qualified Soldier, Fields led soldiers as a noncommissioned officer

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A local and national dilemma…

Every time I’m out at any of our local events or just going out to the grocery store, I usually stop a veteran I see

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Another perspective on suicide prevention

I have personally known a few veterans that have taken their lives in the battle to overcome deep seeded personal emotional problems. Here in our

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Support Pets for Vets

Battle Buddies of Central Oregon is a local nonprofit dedicated to preventing veteran suicides through canine companionship and training as …