07 August 2010

Raise awarness for the danger of veteran suicide (#28)

On the average, 18 veterans commit suicide every day. This figure comes from the VA estimates that 6000 veterans kill themselves each year.

(Ref: as quoted in Salt Lake Trib http://sltrib.com/sltrib/home/50067554-76/jensen-veterans-iraq-suicide.html.csp )

Take less than 3 minutes to watch this video from VetsPrevail

( http://www.vetsprevail.com/ )






Show your support for VetsPrevail by joining them on Facebook

http://facebook.com/VetsPrevail


VetsPrevail is a novel and curious venture started by Richard Gengler, a Navy flier and Roger Sweis, CEO of a mental health clinic. You can read more about it in this Chicago Magazine article:

http://www.chicagomag.com/Chicago-Magazine/September-2009/Reaching-Out-to-the-Ranks/


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