According to the 2016 report, the most recent data from Department of Veteran Affairs, the suicide rate among Oregon veterans was 39.4 per 100,000 …
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NAMI Veteran Only Peer to Peer (P2P) Course. Date/Time: Thursdays, June 20 through August 15, 2019 from 2-4 PM. Location: NE Portland. Are you a
Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has made mental health care treatment available to former service members with other-than-honorable (OTH) administrative discharges through two new programs.
Join VA’s Office of Connected Care and the Army Wife Network on Wednesday, May 22 at 12 p.m. ET for a Facebook Live event featuring
May is Mental Health Awareness month, which provides us with an excellent opportunity to talk about a much-discussed, and often misunderstood, subject that affects all
Maybe it’s the moment when you realize that things could be better or the moment when you decide you need to reach out for help.
Recently, three Veterans ended their lives on the grounds of our VA facilities. Every death by suicide is a tragedy and we are deeply saddened
As part of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) efforts to provide the best mental health care access possible, VA is reminding Veterans that
Veterans have much higher rates of suicide than the general population. So does the LGBTQ community. But the problem compounds where those communities intersect: LGBTQ
Some help and hope for Oregon’s suicide crisis … Yet this undeniable public health issue has lacked the public attention and … Such data, in
Improving care and support for former Guard and Reserve members who were never federally activated is a critical part of VA’s suicide prevention efforts. According
In the second special report in our ‘Breaking the Silence’ series, NewsChannel 21’s Mike Allen reports on a local veteran who has become a suicide