Tag: veterans in crisis

mental health

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.

LGBTQ veterans

Preventing suicide among LGBT Veterans

Suicide prevention is VA’s highest clinical priority. Our most vulnerable Veteran communities, including LGBT Veterans, face some of the biggest obstacles in seeking help. LGBT

mental health

VA releases national suicide data report

VA released findings today from its most recent analysis of Veteran suicide data for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. This report yields