May 27, 2019

Memorial Day: A day to also reflect on veterans who died by suicide

According to the 2016 report, the most recent data from Department of Veteran Affairs, the suicide rate among Oregon veterans was 39.4 per 100,000 …
April 30, 2019

Raising veteran suicide awareness

An average of 22 veterans commit suicide on a daily basis. And that is how many miles a day Marist College English professor Tommy Zurhellen has […]
April 19, 2019

Call to every American to Be There for Veterans

Recently, three Veterans ended their lives on the grounds of our VA facilities. Every death by suicide is a tragedy and we are deeply saddened by […]
April 10, 2019

Some help and hope for Oregon’s suicide crisis

Some help and hope for Oregon’s suicide crisis … Yet this undeniable public health issue has lacked the public attention and … Such data, in the […]
April 10, 2019

VA releases mental health and suicide prevention toolkit for former Guard and Reserve members

Improving care and support for former Guard and Reserve members who were never federally activated is a critical part of VA’s suicide prevention efforts. According to […]
April 9, 2019

Breaking the silence: Helping struggling fellow veterans

In the second special report in our ‘Breaking the Silence’ series, NewsChannel 21’s Mike Allen reports on a local veteran who has become a suicide prevention […]
April 8, 2019

Editorial: Breaking the silence on suicide

The suicide rate in Oregon is well above the national average, as it has … of death for those ages 10 to 34, according to the […]
April 8, 2019

Veteran Services to Host Screening of Film about Suicide Among Veterans

Umatilla County Veteran Services is hosting a screening of Project 22, a documentary about the cross-country motorcycle journey of two veterans to raise awareness about suicide among veterans. […]
April 7, 2019

Breaking the silence: Bend veteran helps group that helped him

Save a Warrior is an organization dedicated to serving veterans and first … 20 of those members were directly connected to Central Oregon.