Help save a life by reaching out to our veterans

 

Help begins with a conversation. As a co-chair of the Congressional Spouses for Suicide Prevention and Education, I'm taking the opportunity to join the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention in raising awareness of the problem of suicide among our active military, veterans, and their families. 

It is important we recognize suicide and address it as a public health crisis. In Wyoming, suicide is currently the 7th leading cause of death – and veterans make up an estimated 20 percent of those deaths. Being aware of suicide risk factors and warning signs is the first step. We can make a...



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