To The Editor, September is Suicide Prevention month and the U.S Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) empowers communities to take action to support our Nation’s Veterans. Each community across the country plays a role in supporting Veterans, but as an individual you may not know what to do or where to start. You don’t need to have special training to support the Veteran’s in your life, and we can all do something to help a Veteran who is going through a difficult time. Even seemingly small actions can have a huge impact: Preventing suicide begins with just the willingness to Be There. Showing your support can be as simple as sending a Veteran a text message- inviting someone over to catch up or sharing a positive thought are both great ways to...
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September Is Suicide Prevention Month, Let’s Take Action to Support Our Veterans