Latest "veteran suicide prevention" stories
Seeking the Military Suicide Solution Podcast, Episode 13: Kim Ruocco from Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors
Kim Ruocco uses her education, personal experience and information gathered from thousands of survivors to help others more fully understand suicide.
Seeking the Military Suicide Solution Podcast, Episode 10: Howard and Jean Somers — Suicide Prevention Advocacy
Howard Somers and Jean Somers are the parents of California Army National Guard Sgt. Daniel Somers, who took his life in June, 2013, after suffering for nearly a decade with Post Traumatic Stress, Traumatic Brain Injuries, and Gulf War Syndrome subsequent to serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom.
If suicide prevention is VA’s highest priority, then it wouldn't outsource the solution to local, community-based organizations, says the author of this commentary.
By Sean Gilfillan
Peer support provides veterans that sense of immediate trust, and gives them a confidant they can connect with, the author of this commentary says.
By Mark Graham