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On the final day of the 2019 VA/DoD Suicide Prevention Conference, VA Secretary Robert Wilkie called upon all Americans to work together to prevent suicide among service members and Veterans.
HARLINGEN, Texas — Many Veterans and their families will notice an obvious […]
Even one Veteran, or service member lost to suicide is too many. VA is working hard to prevent that, through efforts like this critically important order.
VA and AMVETS recently hosted an #ExploreVA Facebook Live event on suicide prevention to discuss how to support Veterans in need of help.
Suicide is a public health crisis and VA is launching a national effort to reduce suicide by identifying the warning signs, pointing people to the best resources and showing how everyone can help.
Share the message that a Veteran in crisis or at immediate risk for suicide is one phone call away from caring, qualified responders - call the Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1 to speak with them.
The chat focused on the importance of connecting Veterans with their communities and discussed ways to help prevent Veteran suicide this September and year round.
During Suicide Prevention Month and year round, help VA let people know that preventing suicide starts with this simple act of support: Be There.
The message from VA to the friends and families of Veterans during Suicide Prevention Month is simple: Be there.
If you are a Veteran in crisis
or concerned about one, connect with our caring, qualified responders for confidential help. Many of
them are Veterans themselves.
Get more resources at VeteransCrisisLine.net.
Last updated September 26, 2022
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