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Post Date: 7th Jul, 2016 - 10:25am / Post ID: #

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20 veterans a day killed themselves, as young men and women showed highest suicide rates, according to numbers

In the first precise count of suicides among veterans, the Department of Veterans Affairs found 7,403 suicides in 2014. The rate among veterans under 30 was six times the rate of civilian suicides. Ref. USAToday.

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Post Date: 7th Jul, 2016 - 3:22pm / Post ID: #

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Those figures are alarming. While I expected some suicides having 20 of our vets taking their lives each day means something is really wrong with the system and care shone to veterans, that needs to change now.

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Those figures are indeed alarming. Now I am not from the US but from germany and we don't really have a lot of veterans who really were in combat action and we don't have a high suicide rate either (As far as I know).

Do you think most of them have some sort of post traumatic stress disorder after being in a combat situation or area or why is this number so high?

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76-Year-Old Veteran Kills Himself in VA Parking Lot After Being Denied Treatment:

"He went to the E.R. And was denied service," one anonymous source said. "And then he went to his car and shot himself." Ref. Source 9n.

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Suicide prevention is VA’s top clinical priority. Every suicide is a tragedy, and we will not relent in our efforts to connect Veterans who are experiencing an emotional or mental health crisis with lifesaving support. Source 9c.

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Can community engagement prevent Veteran suicides? VA research study aims to establish a stronger sense of social connectedness for Veterans at high risk of suicide by increasing their participation in community activities. Source 5c.

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The stigma of mental illness is still negative, and there are many people who brush it off as just something to get over. Also, with the latest article posted, I can see interacting with others and feeling like you're making a difference, making some kind of positive impact, of the world will help manage these kind of thoughts.

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