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)
A VA Portland volunteer peer facilitator and Navy Veteran shares his story of determination, heartbreak, deep struggle and, ultimately, hope; this is his experience with
Thanks to new legislation signed into law Saturday, anyone distressed with thoughts of suicide will be able by next fall to dial 988 to reach
Military personnel are known for their resilience, but after active duty, they may experience an inside battle of substance use, suicidal behavior or other mental
Plans for vets suicide prevention training, new three-digit emergency mental health crisis line signed into law
American flags stand outside of a 177th Fighter Wing building in Egg Harbor Township, N.J., Sept. 1, 2020. The 660 flags represent the approximate amount
In the United States, about one in four women (27%) and one in seven men (11%) report experiencing intimate partner violence (IPV). Research shows IPV
Bend nonprofit The Shield seeks to raise awareness and provide free mental health services to Central Oregon veterans and first responders. Find out …
VA Deputy Secretary Pamela Powers will be hosting a new series of chats and live events, focusing on women Veterans and supporting the “Whole Woman Veteran.”
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.