It can be difficult to know how to help someone you suspect has thoughts of suicide. The challenge can be compounded if that person is a veteran or active duty service member dealing with issues not easily understood by civilians, issues like traumatic brain injuries, catastrophic physical injuries, and transitioning back home after deployment.
A Veterans Affairs (VA) 2016 study estimates that in 2014 an average of 20 veterans committed suicide every day. The VA is aggressively undertaking a number of new measures to prevent these tragedies from happening.
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