January 16, 2019

VA eyeing new partnership with states to help prevent veterans suicide

Veterans Affairs officials launched their “Be There” campaign to combat veterans suicide in September 2016. The department is planning a new partnership with at least seven […]
January 3, 2019

Preventing veteran suicide

Crook County Health Department and Veterans Services promote national Veterans Crisis Line
November 9, 2018

Veterans Services Expand Lines For Life

PORTLAND, Ore.— November 9th, 2018, state, community and national leaders will convene to celebrate the expansion of Lines for Life’s work with the Veterans Crisis Line […]
November 6, 2018

Clay Hunt summit connects vets to mental health resources

The Central Oregon Vet Center’s mobile unit is parked in the Ericksons Thriftway parking lot in Burns the fourth full week of the month on Thursdays. […]
October 12, 2018

Preventing suicide begins with a commitment to #BeThere

September was Suicide Prevention Month, an annual campaign that draws attention to the national public health issue of suicide and the importance of suicide prevention. This […]
September 28, 2018

ICYMI: #ExploreVA Facebook Live Event on VA Mental Health Care

In support of Suicide Prevention Month, VA and Veterans of Foreign Wars teamed up for an #ExploreVA Facebook Live event to discuss how to recognize the […]
September 25, 2018

US veteran suicide rate in Oregon double the national average among non-veterans

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – United States veterans are committing suicide at alarming rates that are well above the national average, and the problem is …
September 25, 2018

Helping vets in crisis

The rate of veteran suicides in Oregon is far outpacing that of civilians — as it is across the nation — and a local group of […]
September 21, 2018

Saturday is Veteran Suicide Prevention Awareness Day

That’s one reason why the Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs is putting a lot of effort into making sure vets know there’s help available and that […]