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Veterans Crisis Line

20 Veterans Die By Suicide Every Day. Here's What The VA Is Doing About It

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 07.12.2016 | Impact

The rate of veteran suicide has dropped slightly, but figures still point to a crisis that requires “aggressive” measures, according to a new repo...

Fifty Years On: Vietnam Vets Still Coming into Treatment for the First Time

Shad Meshad | Posted 05.03.2016 | Impact
Shad Meshad

The year 2017 has been designated as the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. I confess 50 years is hard for me to imagine. I'm sure I'm not the only one who never thought I'd make it out of combat nor through the dark days of our first coming home.

The Front Lines of Suicide Prevention

Jerry Evans | Posted 11.23.2013 | Impact
Jerry Evans

Not only can we help Veterans take that first step to getting support, we provide an important resource for those already in care at times when the crisis is immediate. It's up to us to persuade callers not to give up, to show them that there's a light at the end of the tunnel.

13,000 More Names to the List

Matthew Hoh | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics
Matthew Hoh

The true measure of our society and the mark of who we are, not just as compassionate citizens but as responsible decision makers, is how we will choose to honor and remember those young men and women who have returned from overseas wars of our choosing broken, changed and sick.

David Wood

For Veterans In Crisis, A Helping Hand

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 03.08.2012 | Home

CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. -- Hi, this is Tricia. Thank you for calling the Veterans Crisis Line. What’s going on tonight? Tricia, a crisis line operator,...