The following is a guest post from a Military Services Crisis Intervention Specialist at Lines for Life. It seems many veterans exist at the crossroads
Tag: mental health
September is National Suicide Prevention Month. With the month coming to an end, we should remind ourselves that suicide prevention doesn’t end with the observation.
PENDLETON — Input is being sought regarding behavioral health policies and resources for veterans in Oregon. According to a survey completed by more than 4,000
Morrow County Veterans Services will host a two-day workshop in suicide intervention skills on Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 30-Oct. 1. The event takes place from
WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs has altered how it calculates the average number of veteran suicides each day, meaning the 20-per-day statistic —
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
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.