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Veteran suicide: The stories behind the statistics

“Our friends are dying all around us, and it feels like nobody’s paying attention.”

Quoted from Veteran suicide: The stories behind the statistics on Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Younger veterans have the highest rate of suicide among veterans, but those 55 and older still represent the largest number of suicides. New data released by the Department of Veterans Affairs on Wednesday showed an increase in the rate of suicide among younger vets, even as the overall rate among veterans decreased. (Airman 1st Deployed s had a 41% higher suicide risk pared to general U.S. population. Non-deployed s had a 61% higher suicide risk pared to general U.S. population. Deployed s had a 25% lower overall Tags: suicide, risk, risk, death,

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