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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

This figure --- 22 veterans a day mit suicide — while widely touted by politicians, media outlets, veterans service organizations, among others, es from the VA’s 2012 Suicide Data Report Veterans who are in crisis or having thoughts of suicide, and those who know a Veteran in crisis, can call the Veterans Crisis Line for confidential support 24 hours a day, seven days a week, In 2016, suicide rates dropped slightly for first time in several years, from 30.5 to 30.1 people per 100,000. That represents about 200 lives saved, Franklin said. Tags: veteran, suicides, draw, attention, Veteran Suicide - The Prepping Each day in United States, an average of 22 s die by suicide. 22 per day, and re are 365 days in a year. Just stop and think about that staggering statistic for a “To prevent suicide, we must help reduce s’ risk for suicide before y reach a crisis point and support those who are in crisis,” new report states.

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