Veterans Day is personal to Josh Rizzo. The 39-year-old Bend man lives with the memories of serving in the U.S. Army during the Iraq War
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SOUTH COAST — Many veterans have a hard time as they come home, suffering physical or mental disabilities. To help these service members, PAVE — Paws Assisting
In support of Suicide Prevention Month, VA and AMVETS teamed up for a #BeThere Facebook Live event to discuss how to recognize the need for
Engaging community partners in the technology sector is an important component of VA’s National Strategy for Preventing Veteran Suicide. With advances in technology and growing
The rate of suicide among active duty military troops was 24.8 per 100,000 people in 2018. Five years ago, the rate was 18.5 per 100,000.
VA and the DoD Evidence-Based Practice Work Group (EBPWG) recently updated the 2013 Suicide Risk Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs). The CPG helps ensure that every
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
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