The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on WND Health
Approximately 20 veterans die every day from suicide in America. By now, you have certainly heard some form of this statistic. This disturbing and unacceptable fact has become a rallying cry during the past decade in marshalling support for efforts to bring an end to veteran suicide in America. It has generated numerous grassroots groups around the country in support of this effort, such as Mission 22, an organization created to link military veterans together in an effort to raise awareness and enlist support in completing this most important mission. And while millions of dollars have been spent by the government toward understanding what causes the post-war surges in suicides, a clear answer has yet to emerge.
The fact that many veterans returning from the war zone are at risk of taking their own lives can never be in dispute – it is at least 21post was originally published on this site