Veteran and military suicide prevention

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By Zoe Szathmary

According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, around 20 veterans committed suicide per day in 2014 – the most recently available statistics.

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin has labeled the figure “an unacceptable statistic,” according to The Hill.

“We’re reaching out to community groups, to academic groups,” Shulkin was quoted as saying. “We’re doing research in this area. We’re trying new therapies and treatments. And I certainly hope that we can have a big impact on this problem.”

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