September 20, 2017

ICYMI: Twitter chat focuses on how you can #BeThere4Veterans

On Sept. 18, as part of our Suicide Prevention Month campaign, VA hosted a Twitter chat in partnership with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the […]
September 20, 2017

Ring the bell: Veterans call for Veterans to help end suicide

All eyes are on a Veteran in the back of the hall talking about a guy from the old unit.  His buddy had said “I’ll get […]
September 18, 2017

#BeThere: Committing yourself to prevent suicide among women Veterans

When I came home from Iraq in 2004, little information and relatively few resources were available to help me reintegrate. And in addition to trying to […]
September 15, 2017

Suicide Among Veterans Highest in Western US, Rural Areas

WASHINGTON (AP) — Suicide among military veterans is especially high in the western U.S. and rural areas, according to new government data that show wide state-by-state […]
September 13, 2017

Veterans Crisis Line to open third call center in Topeka, Kansas

VA is opening a Veterans Crisis Line (VCL) call center in Topeka, Kansas, the third such center nationwide, and expects to hire 100 employees to staff […]
September 12, 2017

Learn how you can play a role in suicide prevention on September 20

Are you unsure how to support a Veteran or service member going through a difficult time? Helping someone does not require a grand gesture. Small acts […]
September 8, 2017

Share these resources to help Veterans, service members in the wake of natural disasters

In the wake of disaster or tragedy, the process of healing and rebuilding is often complicated by guilt, depression, or anger. While the event itself may […]
September 6, 2017

Be there for Veterans this Suicide Prevention Month

We all can take action to help prevent suicide, but many people don’t know what they can do to support a Veteran in their life who’s […]
September 2, 2017

September marks Suicide Prevention Month

The message from VA to the friends and families of Veterans during Suicide Prevention Month is simple: Be there. “We know that in 2014, an average of […]