Veterans, particularly those who have served in combat, have experienced more trauma in their life than non-veterans. Research shows the following: Depression affects 20% of veterans. Suicidal ideation or attempts occur in 11% of veterans.  Every Veteran is different of course but look for signs of depression.  Some of them are:

Anxiety, agitation, sleeplessness or mood swings

VA Benefit Unawareness Leaves Vets Vulnerable to Healthcare Fraud

If you or a loved one reaches a crisis point, contact the Veterans Crisis Line for free, confidential support available 24/7. To reach a caring, qualified responder, Dial 988 then Press 1, text to 838255, or start a confidential chat.

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Happy Veterans Day from Everyone at VHSVG