Suicide by veterans is something we can all help prevent

The most recent nationwide assessment on veteran suicides reports that in 2014 twenty veterans a day committed suicide.It will take all of us to be on the watch and proactive in our response when we encounter a struggling veteran if we are going to make a difference in saving lives.One way to be proactive is to learn about mental health issues and know who to call for professional help. The 24/7 Veterans Crisis Line provides immediate access to mental health crisis intervention and support at 1-800-273-8255 (press 1) or by texting 838255. “Coaching into Care” telephone support is available for families at 888-823-7458.

Read Article: VC Star Aug 1, 2016