VA’s annual suicide report, which updates data from 2005 through 2018, highlights a number of positive trends. The report enables VA to tailor suicide prevention
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A graph from the Department of Veterans Affairs’ annual report on veterans suicide, released on Nov. 12, 2020. (Courtesy of VA)
Governor Brown Proclaims March 15-21 “Women’s Military History Week” in Oregon.
September is Suicide Prevention Month. This month – and every month – you can take action to help prevent suicide. Simple acts of support can
Suicide is one of the most challenging societal issues of our time, and sadly, one that affects those who served our Nation at alarming rates.
Reducing national suicide, including for Veterans, is the goal of a new REACH campaign, unveiled July 7 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
On June 17, 2020, President Trump released the President’s Roadmap to Empower Veterans and End a National Tragedy of Suicide (PREVENTS). This landmark nationwide plan
Social isolation and feelings of loneliness are associated with suicidal thoughts. Consequently, the more people feel disconnected from their friends, peers and colleagues, the more
VA has released the Safe Firearm Storage Toolkit, which was developed in partnership with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) and the National Shooting
Content warning: the following article features an open and frank discussion about suicide. If you or someone you love is struggling with thoughts of self-harm
An excerpt from the annual Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America member survey released on March 4, 2020. More than two-thirds of individuals who participated
On Tonight’s Five on 5, we are joined by Portland Lines for Life Executive Director Dwight Holton discussing how the organization does to prevent substance