Report links substance use and suicide among Veterans, offers support

(Source -blogs.va.gov)

Suicide is complicated. Experiences prior to, during and following military service, coupled with stigma associated with help-seeking behavior, have resulted in elevated suicide rates among Veterans. Many experience physical and emotional wounds in silence.

Suicide is a tragic and preventable outcome. It affects not only our Veterans, but also their families, friends and communities across the nation.

There is no “one single reason” why an individual dies from suicide. So, too, there is no “single solution” for suicide prevention.  Continue reading article here…

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