The chances are better than good you know a veteran. Maybe it’s a parent, a friend or coworker. Maybe it’s you.
We celebrate those who served in our armed forces on Nov. 11, or Veterans Day. It’s a welcome time to say, “Thank you for your service,” but we can all do more.
In the wake of America’s wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, suicide rates among veterans spiked to 1.5 times that of non-veterans. For starters, if you know a veteran in crisis or you are one yourself, call 1-800-273-8255. Learn more about mental health and how to help.
– Dan Stefano, WordWrite Communications