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The Trump Administration’s new suicide prevention strategy mentions the touchy subject of gun-safety. It will aim to fight the stigma around people seeking help during a mental health crisis.
Thousands of people who were planning to visit war memorials in Washington, D.C., on Memorial Day had to cancel this year. That includes veterans traveling with the nonprofit network Honor Flight.
Veterans are warning that the Department of Veterans Affairs has not resolved serious flaws in the way the program is administered.
Wisconsin created the Green Alert – a statewide call-out when family, friends or caregivers report a troubled veteran is missing. That may save lives, but it exposes a personal crisis to all.
Robert Wilkie is President Trump’s second VA secretary; his first was fired after clashing with political appointees. Wilkie insists he’s put an end to infighting at the department.