We must do more to prevent the alarming number of veteran suicides
On July 15, Congressman Scott Perry and I kicked off the roundtable tour.
HOW TO HELP: Malden man races to help veterans
The staggering statistics on suicide among military veterans led a Malden man to take action via the Run to Home Base.
VA makes curbing veteran suicides a top priority
U.S. Veterans Affairs Deputy Secretary Scott Blackburn says a top priority of the agency is to find ways to curb suicides among veterans and boost access to mental health care.
What Faith-Based Efforts Can Do to Help Prevent Veteran Suicide
Mighty Oaks Warriors, a private faith-based group, has worked with over 2,000 veterans with PTSD and suicide ideation. They are all still alive today.
Veteran suicides: What might have saved them?
Already Suited for Ag Jobs, Veterans Get Resume Tips
Common Ground is a blog featuring Farm Credit Services of America perspectives
What is a Veteran?
A veteran is defined by federal law, moral code and military service as “Any, Any, Any”… A military veteran is Any person who served for Any length of time in Any military service…
What the Dept. of Veterans Affairs is doing to expand care and reduce veteran suicides
The Department of Veterans Affairs recently launched a major expansion aimed to improve veteran health care by opening up access to private doctors. But critics say the program offloads government responsibility to the private sector. Judy Woodruff sits down with the department’s head, Sec. Robert Wilkie, to discuss that issue as well as mental health, homelessness and supporting female veterans.
Veteran suicides, homelessness top priorities for Minnesota's new Veterans Affairs commissioner
The suicide rate among veterans in Minnesota is rising, and homelessness remains a persistent problem in areas of the state. They are areas of focus for the new commissioner of
Official: VA sees curbing veteran suicides as top priority
Curbing suicide among military veterans and boosting access to mental health care are among the top priorities of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Deputy Secretary Scott Blackburn said Friday.
What veterans need to know about SGLI
Servicemember’s Group Life Insurance (SGLI) is a military life insurance program that provides low-cost coverage to eligible members of the military service while they are serving. Those who qualify
VA: Ordinary people can — and should — help fight veteran suicide
Dr. Keita Franklin works to combat a silent epidemic of suicide among veterans. She needs the help of ordinary people to do it.
What is a USDOT Number?
A USDOT number is an identifier that is unique to your company. It allows quick access to your company’s safety information. This information is gathered during accident investigations, inspections…
Why Workplace Suicide Is on the Rise
Know the warning signs to potentially help a co-worker in need.
Food for Life: What’s Your Perspective?
By Isabella Chism, Vice Chair AFBF Women’s Leadership Committee, 2nd VP Indiana Farm Bureau When I was 10 or even 20 years old I woul...
Letters: We must do something about veteran suicides
Veteran suicides since 1999: 128,480! This issue should concern every American.
VA releases Request for Information, seeks strategies for ways to end Veteran suicide
VA is releasing a Request for Information (RFI) to gather feedback on how to improve research and the use of research to radically reduce Veteran suicide.
VA Portland director: Preventing veteran suicide a top priority
Preventing Veteran suicide is a top priority for the VA, the VA Portland Health Care System, and it is a national public health issue that affects all Americans.
Majority Of Veteran Suicides Are 50 And Older And We Don’t Know Why
These are deeply disturbing statistics, especially for the Vietnam cohort.
What Is the 22 Pushup Challenge? Raising Awareness for Veteran's Suicide Prevention
Here's a staggering and tragic statistic: Every day an estimated 22 military veterans commit suicide.