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Veteran and Military Services pres.

Veterans Week - Suicide Prevention in Veteran and Military Service Members

Tyson Gatermann, LMSW, Suicide Prevention Coordinator, Ann Arbor VA Hospital

Veterans Crisis Line Veterans Crisis Line
Veterans Crisis Line
The rate of suicide was 2.2 times higher among female veterans than their civilian counterparts. The suicide rate is 1.3 times higher among male veterans than their civilian counterparts. The suicide rate is highest for those between the ages of 18-35 and those over 55. An estimated 22 veterans kill themselves every day.

With those alarming and disturbing statistics in mind, come and learn what the Ann Arbor VA is doing to lower the rate of suicide attempts and suicides among the veterans that it sees. Also we will discuss steps the Ann Arbor VA is taking to reach more veterans and military families that are in critical need of mental health care to try to reduce the risk of suicide.
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