July 12, 2018

Events scheduled for veteran suicide awareness fundraiser

The run will proceed through the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center, where an “Avenue of Flags” will be displayed. Riders will take Garden …
July 9, 2018

Smartphone feature provides immediate access to Veterans Crisis Line

“Call the Veterans Crisis Line.” VA is excited to announce that service members and Veterans can connect to the Veterans Crisis Line using these simple words. […]
July 2, 2018

VA releases state-level Veteran suicide data, national strategy for preventing Veteran suicide

VA released state-level Veteran suicide data today as a follow-up to its 2015 National Suicide Data Report, which was released on June 18. Alongside the state […]
June 19, 2018

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 Veterans […]
June 18, 2018

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 several […]
June 12, 2018

VA and PsychArmor Institute offer online suicide prevention training

VA, in collaboration with PsychArmor Institute, a national nonprofit that provides online education and support to Americans who work with, live with or care for military […]
May 31, 2018

President’s executive order supporting mental health care for transitioning service members now underway

VA announced that the White House has approved an interagency plan to implement President Trump’s executive order supporting Veterans with mental health care and suicide-prevention resources […]
May 29, 2018

Battling Depression And Suicide Among Female Veterans

Female veterans have higher rates of depression and suicide than their male counterparts. Advocates say the VA must step up its efforts to reach women who […]
May 19, 2018

Veterans march to raise awareness of suicide

But for Steven Olson, an Oregon State University student and U.S. Army veteran who organized the march, creating an opportunity for veterans to …