Veterans suicides rose in 2017 despite concerted efforts in recent years from federal officials and lawmakers to address mental health and emergency intervention services within the
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COOS BAY, Ore. – A public health group offered suicide prevention training to the community, with veterans identified as a special interest, at-risk group.
COOS COUNTY — Nationally, nearly 100 adults die from suicide every day. Of those numbers, 20 are veterans. To combat the mental health crisis, Coos
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
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
In 2016, 122 Oregon veterans were among the approximately 6,000 who took their own lives nationwide. The rate of veteran suicide in Oregon is higher
Vince Ylitalo has battled PTSD after serving nearly 40 years in the military. He didn’t seem bothered by the bees swarming around his head.
Researchers hope the findings lead to a more reliable way to diagnose and address the disorder.
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
About 20 veterans die by suicide each day. A hotline launched in 2007 has answered more than 3.5 million calls, sending help to thousands of
Oregon veterans ages 18-34 are at the highest risk for suicide. Lane County has the second-highest rate of veteran suicide of all Oregon counties.
COOS COUNTY, Ore. – With the growing number of suicides by veterans, a mobile app to combat veteran suicide is launching on Veterans Day. Marine