WASHINGTON – The U.S Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today the release of the President’s Roadmap to Empower Veterans and End a National Tragedy of Suicide (PREVENTS), an historic, nationwide plan to raise awareness about mental health, connect Veterans and others at risk of suicide to federal and local resources, and facilitate focused and coordinated research into suicide.
The… Read more
WASHINGTON – The U.S Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) made public, March 27, the COVID-19 Response Plan it is executing within its medical facilities to protect Veterans, their families and staff.
VA deems the plan a valuable tool that’s useful for the nationwide medical community.
The “For Official Use Only” designation has been removed from the plan, making it… Read more
VA released the 2019 National Veteran Suicide Prevention Annual Report, which includes findings from its most recent analysis of 2005–2017 suicide rates for both Veteran and non-Veteran populations.
Data from the report emphasizes that suicide is a public health problem impacting Veterans and non-Veterans across the nation. VA offers within this report a renewed and determined call to unrelentingly address… Read more
After a disaster, if you’re a Veteran, you can find help and support through the VA and other resources on this page.
Veterans Crisis Line
If you are a Veteran in crisis – or you’re concerned about one – free, confidential support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The Veterans Crisis Line is available by… Read more
June 27, 2019 marks PTSD Awareness DayClick here to see our PTSD/TBI Resource List
Today’s National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day observance reflects how PTSD became known as an “invisible wound of war” during more than a decade of combat, a Defense Health Agency official said.
John Davison, a clinical psychologist and chief of condition-based specialty care in DHA’s clinical… Read more
VA marks Suicide Prevention Month in September with ‘Be There’ campaign: Initiative urges communities to support at-risk Veterans through simple actions
Initiative urges communities to support at-risk Veterans through simple actions
WASHINGTON — To mark Suicide Prevention Month this September, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is shining a light on effective ways to prevent Veteran suicide with its… Read more
Analysis Part of VA’s Comprehensive Examination of More Than 55 Million Death Records
WASHINGTON — Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) released findings from its most recent analysis of Veteran suicide data for all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
This report yields several important insights:
Suicide rates increased for both Veterans and non-Veterans, underscoring the fact… Read more
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